Supreme Court issued notice to Central govt.
Project Name: Tehri Dam Project (1000+1000+400 MW)
River: Bhagirathi -Bhilangna
Agency: Tehri Hydro Development Corporation (THDC)
Environmental Clearance granted on 19-7-1990
N. D. Jayal and others filed a Special Leave Petition against Uttaranchal High Court decision dated 29-10-05 on 31-10-2005 in Supreme Court of India. Vacation judge Justice Ruma Pal and one other gave 8-11-05 for the hearing.
Today the matter heard by three judges bench Chief Justice of India Justice Y.K. Saberwal, Justice C.K. Thakkar and Justice P.K. Balasubramanyan.
Adv. Sanjay Parikh pleaded the case and argued that Uttaranchal High Court’s order is the total violation of Supreme Court Order dated 1-9-2003. There is lack of compliance of environment clearance conditions given on 19th July 1990.
Petitioner prayers the Apex court to grant an ad interim ex-parte stay of the order dated 29-10-2005 by Uttaranchal High Court.
The Apex Court issued notice to Govt. of India, State of U.P., State of Uttaranchal and THDC. After two weeks court will again hears the matte,r meanwhile if respondents want to file affidavits they can.
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