Death By Breath Issue: Stay against order of NGT banning 10 years old diesel vehicles, extended till July 13th

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New Delhi : A stay on the order of National Green Tribunal- NGT banning the running of diesel vehicles in Delhi NCR, was extended by NGT on this Monday till 13th day of July and also fixed the same date for the final hearing on the matter by the said NGT.

Besides, the National Green Tribunal- NGT has required the replies from the Central Government and also from the Government of Delhi on the issue of Non- Compliance of earlier order of the Tribunal. Such replies, which they have to file before the Tribunal should be submitted, till the end of 3 weeks.

The replies sought by the National Green Tribunal- NGT from the Central Government and also from the Delhi- NCT Government will on showing cause as to why the NGT should not made appropriate decision against the non- compliance of the earlier order of NGT.

A Bench led by Justice, S. Kumar being a Chairperson of National Green Tribunal, stated that every orders being interim ones will be continued. And the said bench also requires a filing of additional data by the Central Pollution Control Board- CPCB which will support the available reports as to pollution with the Bench in the National Capital Region- NCR Delhi.

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Besides, the Ministry of Road Transport was also directed by the National Green body to provide for its views on the issue.

Basically, the matter is relating to the number of diesel vehicles being old by 10 years period which are running on the road at Delhi and causing air pollution resulting in death and serious deceases to the innocents and children.

The decision of NGT to ban those diesel vehicles which are 10 years old was also upheld by the honourable Supreme Court’s bench comprising of the Chief Justice of India, H. L. Dattu and Justice, Arun Mishra, which was dealing with the challenge to such ban as was preferred by one Sheela Yadav. Top Court on 15th of this May decided to abstain from interfering in the said order of NGT, and dismissed the challenge of that lady. It was cleared by that bench that, there was no ground made out to find fault with the said NGT’s Order, in the petition and if petitioner wants to modify the order then she can move to the said Tribunal.

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by Faim Khalilkhan Pathan.