Delhi High Court Case:- Vimalbhai Vs. Union of India
Issue:-Nonconstitute the National Environment Appellate Authority
Laywers: Adv. Sanjay Parikh
Ritwick Dutta and Rahul Choudhary of Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment
The writ petition pending before High Court of Delhi regarding appointment of Chairman and Vice Chairman of National Environment Appellate Authority was listed today. The matter was earlier listed on 6th of August when the Bench of Delhi High Court headed by Chief Justice of Delhi High Court Justice A. P.Shah and Justice S. Murlidhar were apprised about the order dated 29.09.2005 passed by this Court which was not implemented. The Bench said that they are not satisfied with the steps taken by the ministry and asked for records to produce the original files relating to the
appointment to the posts of Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Appellate Authority before this court on 13th August, 2008.
The Ministry however did not produce any file but on 3.09.2008 informed the Court process in the matter of clearing the proposals for the appointment of the Chairman and Vice Chief Chairman of the Appellate Authority. The Ministry asked for time to file report on this before the Court.
Today the matter was listed but could not reached till 4.30 PM, it was mentioned to the judges that there is urgency in the matter, then the Ministry informed the Court that the person they approached with proposal for appointment as Chairman and Vice Chairman has refused the same so they are approaching new person for the post. Now the matter is listed on 15 of October.
Fight is going on even in the court.
Matu Peoples' Organisation
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