Supreme Court notice to Andhra Pradesh on Polavaram project

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Andhra Pradesh government from Orissa government seeking stay of all construction activities in the Indira Sagar Polavaram project and for quashing the final approval granted by the Ministry of Environment and Forests

A two-member bench comprising Justices Madan B. Lokur and Deepak Gupta issued the notice and posted the matter for further hearing on September 6. The court had earlier sent notice to AP on a writ petition filed by advocate Saravan Kumar on behalf of RELA, NGO. The court also framed issues for adjudication in the suit filed by the Orissa government in 2007 against the project. Read more

Courtesy: Deccan Chronicle