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The court also directed the three above mentioned parties to “file status reports with regard to the allegations and acts of commission and omission indicated in the petition” and listed the matter for August 28.(HT File)

High Court notices on plea seeking protection of city forest

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2019 03:38 AM IST
A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and justice Brijesh Sethi issued notices to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change(MoEF), DDA and the Delhi government.
The Delhi High Court may hear on May 31 a plea seeking directions to the Centre, Delhi Development Authority and the Delhi government to take steps to protect the Jahanpanah city forest and ensure that the nature and character of the city forest is not destroyed.(HT File)
The Delhi High Court may hear on May 31 a plea seeking directions to the Centre, Delhi Development Authority and the Delhi government to take steps to protect the Jahanpanah city forest and ensure that the nature and character of the city forest is not destroyed.(HT File)

PIL in Delhi HC seeks protection of Jahanpanah forest

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 31, 2019 03:49 AM IST
The public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed based on a Hindustan Times report highlighting the sorry state of affairs in the Jahanpanah forest.
A pile of garbage (top) and the remains of a felled tree (right) inside Jahanpanah City Forest in south Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)
A pile of garbage (top) and the remains of a felled tree (right) inside Jahanpanah City Forest in south Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)

Tree felling, garbage dumping, threaten Delhi’s Jahanpanah forest

New Delhi | By Joydeep Thakur
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2019 08:05 AM IST
In a report prepared after an inspection in January this year, the department said illegal activities such as felling of trees, dumping of garbage, encroachment and open defecation by locals were rampant.
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