Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding felling of 490 Suru trees, Mahsulgaon, Vageshwariwadi, Maharashtra, 02/07/2020

  • 02/07/2020

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahesh (Bala) T. Vengurlekar Vs State of Maharashtra dated 02/07/2020 regarding illegal felling of 490 Suru trees by the Vengurla Ubhadanda Lineshwar Devasthan (Temple Trust) at Mahsulgaon, Vageshwariwadi, Maharashtra. The NGT had sought a report from Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Head of Forest Force) on the matter but no report was filed.

The court directed that the report should be filed before September 8, 2020 failing which the NGT would order for the "personal presence of PCCF (HoFF), Nagpur by issuing warrants through the Police."