Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding removal of encroachments obstructing a drain, R. K. Puram, Delhi, 03/03/2021

  • 03/03/2021

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Khushi Sewa Sanstha Vs The State (Govt. of NCT of Delhi) & Others dated 03/03/2021. The matter related to removal of encroachments obstructing a drain in Sector-1, R.K. Puram, Vivekanand Marg, New Delhi.

The NGT through its order March 8, 2019 had directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police, South-West Delhi to ensure that there was no encroachment in the area in question.

According to the applicant, the encroachments were still continuing. The applicant had also written to the Deputy Commissioner, SDMC, Green Park that certain scrap dealers and furniture shops were running at Khokha Market, Hanuman Majdoor Camp, Venkateshwar road. The encroachments are resulting in pollution of the drain.

The NGT directed the Commissioner, SDMC and the DCP, South West to look into the matter and take further action as may be found necessary in accordance with law.