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Calcutta High Courty asked the Chhattisgarh government to withdraw the writ petition challenging National Green Tribunal

Bhubaneswar/Kolkata31/8/17;: In yet another setback for Chhattisgarh, the Calcutta High Courty asked the state government to withdraw the writ petition challenging National Green Tribunal (NGT)’s order to stop construction of 31 projects led by it on the upstream of Mahanadi River.

A Bench of the High Court comprising of acting Chief Justice Nishita Mhatre and Justice Tapabrata Chakraborty ordered the Chhattisgarh government to withdraw the petition failing which the court will pass an order of non-maintainability. The court adjourned the hearing over the matter till November 2 on request of Chhattisgarh.

The High Court Bench held that the petition against any order of NGT is not maintainable before it under Section 22 of National Green Tribunal Act, 2010.

Earlier, on July 26, the NGT had issued stay order on 31 projects led by Chhattisgarh while hearing the petition filed by social activist Sudarsan Das.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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