Notice to Govt. Over Surat Mangrove Destruction

  • The Gujarat High Court issued notice to the state government alleging large-scale destruction of mangroves in a coastal village in Surat district.
  • The petitioners have alleged that mangroves, spread in 5 acres of land, have already been allegedly damaged while mangroves spread in 68 acres are facing danger of being uprooted due to an upcoming development work.
  • The petitioners have sought relief from restraining the firm, Pramukh Organisers LLP, from any activity on the land.