Sri Sri Event Gets NGT Go-Ahead: The Details

THE National Green Tribunal (NGT) Wednesday cleared the three-day World Culture Festival to be organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Art of Living on the floodplains of the Yamuna from March 11 but imposed a fine of Rs 5 crore on AOL as an interim compensation for the event’s impact on the environment. A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar directed AOL to deposit the fine before the event begins. It stated that the amount would be adjusted against final compensation to be determined based on a study to be conducted by a tribunal-mandated panel. – See more

THE National Green Tribunal (NGT) Wednesday cleared the three-day World Culture Festival to be organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Art of Living on the floodplains of the Yamuna from March 11 but imposed a fine of Rs 5 crore on AOL as an interim compensation for the event’s impact on the environment. A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar directed AOL to deposit the fine before the event begins. It stated that the amount would be adjusted against final compensation to be determined based on a study to be conducted by a tribunal-mandated panel. - See more

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