NGT doesn’t stay AoL event, slaps fine

New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday did not stay spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Art of Living to hold the World Culture Festival on the Yamuna floodplains but slapped an initial fine of Rs.5 crore on it.

The NGT was moved over the alleged violation of environmental laws and polluting the Yamuna river over the event to be held March 11-13 and expected to be attended by at least 3 lakh people from 155 countries.

Environmental activist Manoj Mishra, who filed the plea has insisted that the event should not only be stopped but the tribunal should also impose a fine on the organisers.

Related Posts

Leave a Reply