Order of the Supreme Court regarding untreated effluents passing through an open nala in Islampur municipal council, Sangli and draining into Krishna river, Maharashtra, 03/10/2023

  • 03/10/2023

Order of the Supreme Court in the matter of Islampur Municipal Council Vs Madhukar Shankar Sutar & Others dated 03/10/2023.

The court directed the Chief Officer of the Islampur Municipal Council to file an affidavit setting out the compliance, if any, made with the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 and was also asked to state the preventive measures being taken to ensure that untreated sewage water is not discharged in Krishna river. The affidavit has to be filed within a period of one month and the next hearing of the case fixed for November 20, 2023.

Also, for the time being, the SC has stayed the National Green Tribunal order, October 18, 2022 directing the payment of compensation by the municipal council. 

The matter related to discharge of untreated effluents passing through an open nala and draining into Krishna river.