Judgement of the Supreme Court of India regarding the destruction of the tropical rain forest in the Gudalur and Nilgiri areas, 12/03/2014

  • 12/03/2014

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of T.N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union Of India & Others dated 12/03/2014 regarding the destruction of the tropical rain forest in the Gudalur and Nilgiri areas in violation of the Forest Act, 1927, Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 and Tamil Nadu Hill Stations Preservation of Trees Act and the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986. This, according to the petitioner, has resulted in serious ecological imbalance affecting lives and livelihood of the people living in the state of Tamil Nadu. Original Source: http://www.supremecourtofindia.nic.in/outtoday/wc202199512.pdf

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