In the first case, the ACB officials had received an information that GPCB officer Rajesh Patel has been collecting bribes from different industries in Palsana GIDC and was on his way to Ahmedabad on Saturday.
The Petitionerhas cited news reports and research works in the petition claiming that Narmada river is being polluted with “high quantity of sewage (millions of litres per day)” by various local authorities situated on the bank of the river in Madhya Pradesh.
Ahmedabad Collector and the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) on Friday conducted public hearing for the proposed Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR) at Dholera that was attended by the DSIR Authority officials,revenue officials and around 2,000 villagers affected by the project.
Following the suspension of activities,loading of salt in Indian-flagged Sagar Shakti vessel was halted. Sources said that loading of the vessel had started two days ago and around 12 metric tonnes of salt had already been loaded.