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NGT slaps Rs 15 lakh penalty for felling trees

Source: The Times of India, Date: July , 2015

NGT The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slapped a penalty of Rs. 15 lakh on a former sarpanch and a gram sevak for felling 3000 trees in the forest area of a village. The Tribunal has ordered the money to be deposited with the forest officer of the region in a month from serving of the order. Circuit bench of the NGT gave these orders while hearing a petition moved by villagers of Taparwada gram panchayat of Nagaur district stating that the money recovered from this penalty would be used in afforestation of the affected area.slaps Rs 15 lakh penalty for felling trees

 
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