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New Parliament: Supreme Court gives approval to Central Vista Project

In fact, the government's Central Vista project was banned by the Supreme Court for the construction of the new parliament building.

Yogita S.

Yogita S.By Yogita S.

Published on 5 Jan 2021 7:01 AM GMT

New Parliament: Supreme Court gives approval to Central Vista Project
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New Delhi: The Supreme Court has approved the construction of the new Parliament House in New Delhi under the Central Vista Project of the Central Government. However, some conditions are also applicable with the approval. While giving the verdict, the court said that there is no flaw in the environmental clearance and other permission for this project, in which case the government can move ahead with its project.

Court approves Central Vista project

In fact, the government's Central Vista project was banned by the Supreme Court for the construction of the new parliament building.

On Tuesday, a 3-judge bench headed by Justice AM Khanwilkar gave this decision. The court has given two separate decisions. One verdict is by Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and the second decision was delivered by Justice Sanjeev Khanna.

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The petition, which questioned the legality of the Central Vista project. Because of the charge of changing land use, is currently pending. However, the Court also considered the report of the Environment Committee as conforming to the rules.

During the hearing, the court said that there is no flaw in the environmental clearance. Other permission for this project, in which case the government can move ahead with its project. They directed to get the approval of the Heritage Conservation Committee to start the construction work of the new Parliament.

New Parliament building construction project challenged in SC

Explain that the government announced the ambitious plan of the new Parliament House.Then it was challenged in the Supreme Court through a number of petitions. It is alleged that the government started the project without passing proper legislation. In such a situation, there were shortcomings in the process of getting environmental clearance. It was also said in the petition that thousands of crores of government money will be wasted from this project. On the other hand, Parliament and its surrounding historic buildings can also be damaged by this project.

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Yogita S.

Yogita S.

Media Graduate, News Editor and PR Enthusiast.

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