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NGT directs DPCC to submit report on slaughter house in Uttam Nagar

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The has directed the Committee (DPCC) and of South district to submit a report on a plea alleging that illegal slaughter house and meat shops in here are causing pollution in the area.

A bench headed by NGT Justice asked them to file an action report within two months.

"Let the South and DPCC look into the matter, take appropriate action in accordance with law and furnish a joint factual and action taken report in the matter within two months by e-mail.

"A copy of this order, along with complaint, be sent to the South and DPCC by e-mail for compliance," the bench said in a recent order.

The NGT clarified that the order of the tribunal is binding as a decree of Court and its non-compliance is actionable by way of punitive action, including prosecution, in terms of the Act, 2010.

The tribunal was hearing a plea filed by city resident Bharat Batra seeking action against illegal slaughter house and meat shops at here.

The plea alleged that these slaughter houses were causing pollution and discharging waste water in drains which was a health hazard for the residents.

It also claimed that these slaughterhouses were disposing their wastes illegally violating environmental laws.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 18:15 IST
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