The National Green Tribunal has been brushed off, and it is its own fault.
“I tried to initiate peace talks with the ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) recently but they sent me a photograph of a beheaded body of a man. Thus, my effort for a peace dialogue with the ISIS ended,” he said.
In an official email, AOL had listed the agencies that would be involved in cleaning up the Yamuna floodplains, the festival venue, and said a team of volunteers would participate in the exercise.
For the task, the Army has deployed one company comprising at least 100 personnel, who are further divided into sections of 10 men each.
The NGT had last week imposed an initial fine of Rs 5 crore on Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s AOL for the damage being caused to the floodplains, but had allowed its World Culture Festival to go on as “fait accompli”.
Delhi police have arrested 30 people, including four women, for the alleged thefts.
As the evening progressed, the loudest cheer came for the Japanese troupe that brought to the fore their acrobatic skills set to pop and house music.
He claimed that his Foundation has already received invitation from Australia, Mexico and other nations for holding the next edition of the event.
Hema Malini shared that her “great regret” is missing the three-day Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s grand event in Delhi.
In October last year, Garbang Singh (28) heard about auditions being held for a “grand” bhangra performance, to be held on the banks of the Yamuna, at a festival in Delhi.
The children were telling their own stories, of how they rebuilt their lives after Typhoon Haiyan.
“I have never even paid a late exam fee in school. When I have done no wrong, I said I won’t pay a fine. But when I learnt that the media had reported it wrongly… that it was not a fine, but a cess… we paid,” Sri Sri said to an audience comprising a number of political leaders.
Today is day 2 of the World Culture Festival organised by the Art of Living Foundation
On Thursday, the tribunal had directed AOL Foundation to pay the entire amount of Rs 5 crore by Friday saying law will take its own course if it fails to do so.
The three-day cultural extravaganza attended by thousands of people and delegates from a number of countries saw the Prime Minister telling Indians to be proud of their cultural heritage.