The High Court has issued a bailable warrant against the Chief Secretary Forest for not filing an affidavit in the case of conservation of tigers. Along with that, the court has directed SSP Dehradun to present the chief secretary on April 22 in the court.
The matter was heard before the Bench of Chief Justice Ramesh Ranganathan and Justice NS Pradhan today. According to the information, Operation Eye of Tiger India had filed a PIL in the High Court. The court had directed the Center and the state government to file an affidavit. The Center said in an affidavit that in the year 2017, the states had instructed to make Tiger Protection Force.
The court asked the state government what action was taken on the circular of the Center. It was asked to have filed an affidavit by the first of April. During this, the government told the court that he had sent the letter to the chief secretary on March 20. After which the court had asked the chief secretary to appear before the court on April 9. Chief secretary was not present today, but it was sent to the Additional Secretary. The court issued absence forgiveness, taking his absence seriously, issued a bailable warrant against the chief secretary.