The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday, as a measure for cleaning River Yamuna, prohibited open defecation and dumping of any kind waste in the flood plain of Yamuna.
Violators will have to pay a fine of Rs. 5,000 every time they violate the norm.
Meanwhile, the NGT also praised the government agency for the progress of work in furtherance of NGT order pertaining to cleanliness of river Yamuna in 1st Phase.
NGT said, ''In our knowledge still such industries r operating'' and so "We direct to shut those industries immediately".
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