Supreme Court transfers to NGT plea over Yamuna river pollution


The Supreme Court today transferred to the National Green Tribunal a 23-year-old PIL on pollution in River Yamuna.

Yamuna river

A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud said there cannot be two parallel jurisdictions to deal with the same issue.

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It transferred the PIL, which was instituted after taking suo motu note of a news article published in an English daily on the state of pollution in Yamuna in NCR region.

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