Issue Date: Dec 31, 1997
a total ban on construction of farmhouses in green zones and immediate demolition of illegal structures in the Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani hill stations of Satara district in the state of Maharashtra has been recommended by a high-level committee headed by the divisional commissioner of Pune. The Mumbai High Court had appointed the committee following a writ petition by the Bombay Environmental Action Group ( beag ) challenging the legality of constructions in the hill stations.
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