Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding encroachment of a pond, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, 05/01/2021

  • 05/01/2021

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sushil Raghav Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/01/2021. The application sought execution of the NGT order of September 20, 2016. The NGT had directed that encroachments on  khasra numbers 948, 514, 1419, 1316, 1422, 1445, 1446 and 1456 were illegal as per revenue records it was a pond. Thus, all encroachments should be removed.

The NGT said that once the court order has been passed - it should be executed by the District Magistrate, Ghaziabad and the pond must be restored. The matter has been pending for the past three years and the issue of individual encroachments can also be dealt by the Civil Court, Ghaziabad.