Ludhiana Municipal Corporation was fined 100 crores

Ludhiana Municipal Corporation was fined 100 crores

News Patiala: 27th July 2022
            The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a penalty of Rs 100 crore on the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation. N. G. T. Holding the Ludhiana Municipal Corporation responsible for the death of 7 people, it has asked it to deposit this amount within a month. N. G. T. It has been stated in the order issued by the Municipal Corporation that this major accident occurred due to the negligence of the Municipal Corporation.

7 people lost their lives due to the tragic accident

In fact, 7 people died due to a fire in the dump. The deceased included Suresh (55), Rona Rani (50), Rakhi (15), Manisha (10), Chandni (5), Geeta (6), and Sunny (2). They died due to suffocation due to smoke. N. G. T. says that as compensation to the deceased, those whose age was above 50 years, their family members will be given Rs 10 lakh per person, and for those below 20 years of age, Rs 7.5 lakh will be given.

N. G. T. He also took the reason behind imposing the penalty, in which N. G. T. On April 21, 2022, the Solid Waste Management Rule 2016 stated that two orders were passed on March 10, 2019, and January 10, 2020, stating why the Municipal Corporation failed to maintain the dump. Proving

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