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NGT forms panel to remove encroachments from Medavakkam lake


The NGT has directed the committee to find out whether there was any illegal discharge of untreated effluents or sewage into the waterbody. File photo

The southern bench of the National Green Tribunal has appointed a committee to remove encroachments from the Medavakkam lake and ascertain the original extent of the lake as per revenue records. It has also asked the panel to trace the encroachers.

The bench of Justice K. Ramakrishnan and expert member Saibal Dasgupta, taking up the matter suo moto, directed the committee to also find out whether there was any illegal discharge of untreated effluents or ...


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