Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal mining, village Bhallmajra, district Fatehgarh, Punjab, 10/11/2021

  • 10/11/2021

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Singh Jindalpuria, S/o Surjeet Singh Village Jindalpur, District Fatehgarh Vs State of Punjab dated 10/11/2021.

Grievance in the application is against illegal mining at village Bhallmajra, near Chanarthal, a border village of district Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab in connivance with the authorities of the district and the state. It is stated that heavy tipper, trucks, JCB machines and cranes are used in the course of mining.

The NGT directed the Committee constituted by the Tribunal for certain environmental issues in the State of Punjab headed by Justice Jasbir Singh to undertake a visit to the site with the assistance of other concerned regulatory authorities. The Committee has been asked to submit its report within two months.