DB grants two-week time to inform about steps taken regarding directions issued from time to time
PIL on preservation, conservation of Dal Lake
STATE TIMES NEWS
JAMMU: In a Public Interest Litigation PIL on preservation and conservation of Dal Lake which was initiated in 2002 on the basis of a letter sent by one Syed Iqbal Tahir Geelani, a student of 6th Semester LLB University of Kashmir, Srinagar, highlighting miserable conditions of the various water bodies and lakes which at one time were lifeline of the valley, a Division Bench of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court comprising Justice Rajnesh Oswal and Justice Mohan Lal directed grants two weeks time to Government Advocate, who submitted that Committee headed by the Principal Secretary to the Government of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Housing and Urban Development Department, has already taken certain decisions with respect to the directions passed by this Court from time to time and that he will be placing on record the said decisions within two weeks by way of a proper motion. He shall do so by the next date of hearing positively, with a copy in advance to all the learned appearing Counsel for the parties, the Court observed.