Published: Monday 15 May 1995

Officials from the ministry of environment and forests and the Delhi government have been issued show cause notices by the Delhi High Court. The reason: their inability to care for the environment and preserve the capital's impressive green cover.

The notice was in response to a petition filed by the Indian Council for Legal Aid, which stated that encroachers and landgrabbers were busy felling trees in the protected area near Vasant Vihar in South Delhi.

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