SC to hear plea on demolition of parking lot around Taj Mahal today

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By Fast Kashmir on 27/10/2017.

SC to hear plea on demolition of parking lot around Taj Mahal today

New Delhi, Oct 27: The Supreme Court on Friday will hear the Uttar Pradesh Government’s plea seeking recall of its earlier order for the demolition of an under-construction multi-level parking lot near the historic Taj Mahal in Agra .
The apex court on October 24, ordered demolition of the parking lot around Mughal mausoleum, Taj Mahal .
The apex court noted that the parking lot could be an environmental hazard, a lawyer appearing for Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) said.
In August, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) had directed the Uttar Pradesh government to demolish illegal restaurant constructed by a private party near the iconic monument. The NGT had even urged the state government to encourage plantation around the iconic monument. (ANI)

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