SC panel inspects Maya's park project in Noida

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New Delhi, Aug 6: A high-level environmental panel by the Supreme Court on Thursday, Aug 6 is inspecting the Ambedkar Park in Nodia to look into the alleged environmental violation laws by the Uttar Pradesh government.

Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh also accompanied the panel to explain the state government's point of view on the park project.

According to reports, the Ambedkar Park in Noida, launched by the Chief Minister Mayawati is under scanner for violation of environmental laws and the Ministry of Environment and Forest has sought an explanation from the state government.

It is said that nearly 6,000 trees have been chopped down for the project and the state government had ignored an environment impact assessment required for such a projects.

Meanwhile, the UP government alleged that they were not given prior notice when the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests sent Indian Forest Service officials to check alleged environmental violations at the site.

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