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August , 2015
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Kodungaiyur Residents to Take Garbage War to NGT

Source: Indian Express, Date: August , 2015

After raising protests with various fora to shift the sprawling, stinking dumpyard from their neighbourhood, residents of Kodungaiyur are now set to move the Southern Bench of the National Green Tribunal here, charging that the yard was existing in violation of rules. “According to Solid Waste Management and Handling Rules, 2000, a dumpyard should not be located in residential or institutional area. Also, pure air is the basic right of every citizen. But the Corporation has violated all rules,” charged NS Ramachandra Rao, president of the Ever Vigilant Citizens Welfare Association which has been fighting for the shifting of the yard.

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