Uttarakhand to implement waste management directed HC

The division bench of acting chief justice Rajiv Sharma and justice Sharad Kumar Sharma issued the direction of strictly implementing the Solid Waste Management Rules 2016 and not allowing the dumping of garbage on rivers, riverbanks, and forest land.

The High Court directed the District Magistrate to probe within 15 days and the Uttarkashi municipality to take action in order to stop dumping in the Tekla mountain stream.

The issue had been directed according to the case details of a report published in a newspaper on August 31 regarding the Uttarkashi municipality dumping the city’s garbage in the tributary of the Ganga.

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