Narmada river pollution: NGT forms committee to verify 'factual position'

Updated: Nov 9 2022 5:18PM

New Delhi, Nov 9 (PTI) The National Green Tribunal has formed a committee to verify the "factual position" regarding discharge of sewage into Narmada river in Dindori district of Madhya Pradesh, and directed it to submit its report within a month.

A bench comprising Justice Arun Kumar Tyagi and expert member Afroz Ahmad said that prima facie, the allegations made in a plea raised questions relating to the environment.

“In view of the allegations made in the application, we consider it appropriate that a joint committee be constituted to verify the factual position,” the bench said.