Punjab Governor Banwari Lal Purohit has once again attacked the Hon government. In another letter written to Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, the Governor questioned the real estate company owned by AAP MLA Kulwant Singh from Mohali. The Governor has clarified that this complaint has reached him from the Union Ministry of Environment.
This complaint of the Governor sent to the Chief Minister is related to two projects, which are being built by the company of the MLA of Mohali. The complaint asked that the civic authorities, the Punjab Pollution Control Board and the State Level Environmental Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) be asked to take strict action against those violating the rules. Along with this, the Governor has also asked the Chief Minister to send an action report on this complaint.
Allegations of violation of regulations in two projects
The complaint mentions two projects, which are being built by Janata Land Promoters Limited (JLPL). In the complaint given to the Governor, it has been given information about these two projects and it has been said that environmental norms were violated in the construction of Galaxy Heights in Sector 82-83 and Sector-66 of Janata Land Promoters Limited’s project Super Mega Mixed Use Integrated Industrial Park Mohali. is The Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has informed them in this regard.
Both these projects are at a distance of 13.06 km from Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary and 8.40 km from the boundary of City Bird Sanctuary. As per the Supreme Court order dated 4th December, 2006 in the case of Goa Foundation v. Government of India and another and as per the guidelines issued by the Union Ministry the approval of the Ministry of Environment is necessary for this project.
MLA’s claim – projects built according to rules
AAP MLA Kulwant Singh says that he has no information about the letter issued by the central government and the governor. All their projects are built as per the rules. Any documents requested by the government will be provided.