New Delhi (ILNS): The Allahabad High Court has directed the Regional Officer of the Pollution Control Board of Saharanpur to investigate a complaint that an industrial plant in Rampur Majbata Baroon village is creating problems for a hospital and a school.
The court has asked the board to take action within 3 weeks as per rules.
The order was passed by a division bench of Chief Justice Govind Mathur and Justice Siddharth Verma, while disposing of the PIL of Yashpal Singh.
It was submitted by the counsel for the petitioner that the plant, situated in close proximity of the hospital and school, was causing huge public nuisance.
The high court said: “Having considered the nature of dispute sought to be agitated, we deem it appropriate to dispose of this Petition for writ by directing the Regional Officer, Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board, Saharanpur Region, Saharanpur to examine the entire issue in the light to the applicable provisions, provided the petitioner submits a copy of this writ petition along with copy of this order before him within a period of three weeks from today.”