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‘Cutting down trees in the name of Krishna cannot be allowed’ | India News


NEW DELHI: Logging trees “In the name of Lord Krishna” cannot be allowed, the Supreme Court said Wednesday, asking the UP government to evaluate the plants it intends to cut for its Krishna-Govardhan highway project in Mathura.
The assessment should be done not in terms of its “wood value,” but taking into account factors such as its “oxygen-producing capacity,” he said. A bank from CJI SA Bobde and judges AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian noted in the order that the state government was not in a position to make a statement on how the forest department intended to assess the trees in question and granted a time of four weeks. to the authorities to inform them about the evaluation method you wanted to adopt. The state government has submitted an application seeking approval for the felling of 2,940 trees for the project.

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