Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal mining in village Mosnota, district Mahendragarh, Haryana, 23/08/2023

  • 23/08/2023

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shishram Vs Vinod Kuasal dated 23/08/2023.

Residents of village Mosnota, tehsil Nangal Chaudhary, district Mahendragarh, Haryana in their application to the NGT complained about illegal mining being done in Maa Santoshi Khanij Udyog lease by cutting the trees and causing environmental hazard. It is also alleged that due to heavy blasting, residential houses are damaged and the agricultural fields are affected. Further allegation is that about 200-250 mtrs. away from the mining area, there is a primary school and the education of the children is affected.

The NGT, August 23, 2023 directed the District Magistrate, Mahendragarh, Haryana and the Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) to submit a report to ascertain the  correctness of the allegation.