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The CJI said in this case, “We would like to see the ordinance and also the petitioners will see it.” We will hear it next Friday. Experts say that air pollution is not just due to stubble burning. ”The center said that a holistic view will be taken.
The CJI also said, “We want you to stop using your beautiful cars, which you are used to.” We all should go on bikes. Not on motorbikes but by bicycle.
The Central Government on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that it has brought an ordinance to control pollution and it has been issued. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta briefed the bench of Chief Justice SA Bobde, Justice AS Bopanna and Justice V Ramasubramanian during a video conference hearing.
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The bench said that it would like to see the ordinance before giving any direction in the matter of raising the issue of air pollution due to burning of stubble in the neighboring states of Delhi. “We would like to look into the ordinance before passing any order,” the bench said. The petitioners would also like to see it. It should be listed next Friday.
On October 26, the court appointed a 16-member committee headed by former apex court judge Madan B. Lokur to oversee the steps taken by neighboring states to prevent burning of stubble, a major factor in air pollution in Delhi-NCR. The October order was suspended on Monday.
The court had on 16 October expressed concern over the rapidly deteriorating situation of air pollution in Delhi-NCR and appointed a member committee of Justice (Retd.) Madan Lokur to take steps to prevent stubble burning in neighboring states Had to monitor. The court on that day set aside the objections of the Center, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana.
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The Court had directed the Environment Pollution Control Authority and the Chief Secretaries of Delhi and the concerned states to cooperate with the Lokur Committee so that they can go to the fields to burn stubble themselves and take stock of the situation. This committee was initially ordered to submit its report to the court every fortnight. (Also from input language)