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NGT orders chief secretary to ensure district officials implement order

Source: The Times of India, Date: December , 2014

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the state chief secretary to instruct subordinate officers in the district to assist the state power utility in cleaning up a river that had been polluted by fly ash.The directive follows police inaction against miscreants and a section of villagers who had resisted the clean-up of Chandrabhaga river in Suri, Birbhun as ordered by the tribunal. At the hearing on Friday, officials of Bakreshwar Thermal Power Station (BTPS), a unit of West Bengal Power Development Corporation Ltd (WBPDCL), alleged that complaints to the police against miscreants obstructing workers from lifting fly ash from the river bed.

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