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Yamuna cleaning project: NGT raps Delhi government, Jal Board
Date: 13-11-2017

The NGT said the stakeholders, including the city government, had no reasons to offer in support of their “inaction and noncooperation” for completing the project. The Delhi government and the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) came under fire for delaying compliance of orders on the Yamuna cleaning project of the National Green Tribunal, which asked them to show cause for why contempt proceedings should not be initiated against them.

In a chamber meeting held at the NGT premises, a bench headed by Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar rapped the authorities saying that except for shifting blame, the stakeholders, including the city government, had no reasons to offer in support of their “inaction and noncooperation” for completing the project. It also asked them to explain why the amount earmarked by the Delhi government and the DJB for Yamuna rejuvenation should not be attached for violation of the NGT orders

 
 
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