NGT to hold day-to-day hearing on Art of Living event near Yamuna

  • IANS, New Delhi
  • Updated: Mar 01, 2016 15:05 IST
The tribunal said it will hold day-to-day hearing from Wednesday on a plea alleging violation of environmental laws by the Art of Living foundation that is organising an event on Yamuna floodplains. (Saumya Khandelwal/HT Photo)

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday adjourned till Wednesday the hearing on a plea against an event being organised by the Art of Living foundation, headed by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, for violating environmental laws.

The tribunal said it will hold day-to-day hearing from Wednesday. The matter, which came up before the tribunal on Tuesday, was postponed for a day on technical grounds.

Environmental activist Manish Mishra has moved the NGT against the event.

The Art of Living is organising a world cultural festival in the national Capital between March 11 and 13 that is expected to be attended by 35 lakh people from 155 countries, a statement released by the foundation said.

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