National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Ghaziabad district administration to clear all existing encroachments on Arthala Lake in Ghaziabad and further directed to prevent all effluents and sewage falling into it. The DM has also been asked to file a compliance report on the said order within 3 months.
The court gave its order on a petition filed by Akash Vashishtha, representing NGO — Society for Protection of Environment and Biodiversity and Sushil Raghav.
According to Vashishtha the full copy of the order is awaited.
– Pic is representational