Will move to NGT if Govt fails to act: RTI Movement
Precious Kashmir News
Srinagar, Jan 22: Jammu & Kashmir RTI Movement has demanded that the culprits particularly the construction company and local Govt agencies which have paved way for felling down of 340 green trees near Zojila Tunnel in Sonmarg area be taken to task as the said act is an open violation of forest and environmental laws.
In a statement, Chairman RTI Movement Dr Raja Muzaffar Bhat said stern action should be taken against the company and Government officials who are involved in this criminal act.
He said RTI Movement will move to National Green Tribunal (NGT) of Govt fails to act against the culprits
He questioned if the Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) hasn’t given permission to axing 340 trees near Zojila tunnel site , how did the company go ahead with the mass slaughter of so many trees.
“We may be forced to file a complaint before NGT if government doesn’t act against the culprits,” added Muzaffar. (KNS)