Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding mining near a water body, Trichy, Tamil Nadu, 23/09/2022

  • 23/09/2022

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of A. Malliga Vs The District Collector Cum The Chairman of the District Environment Impact Assessment Authority, Trichy & Others dated 23/09/2022.

Once it is found that the land in question is a water body, nobody can be permitted to have mining activity in the water body and it is the duty of the state government to preserve and protect the water bodies, said the Supreme Court, September 23.

The bench of Justices M R Shah and Krishna Murari was hearing a plea challenging the order of the Madras High Court and stated that it does not find any reason to interfere with the High Court's order. The matter related to mining near a water body.