Karnataka HC refers PIL challenging Biodiversity Act to green tribunal

December 14, 2013 0 Comments

P Vasanth Kumar, TNN Dec 5, 2013

BANGALORE: In an interesting development,the Karnataka high court has referred to the National Green Tribunal(NGT) a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by Environmental Support Group .

Though ESG wanted the matter to be heard in the high court itself, a division bench headed by Chief Justice D H Waghela referred the same to NGT by following a directive issued by the apex court.