Delhi High Court issues notice on plea seeking SIT probe into "ecologically disastrous" planting of trees in capital

The petitioner claimed that bulk or single-day plantations conducted by public agencies to achieve targets and publicise their achievements significantly reduce the survival rate of the plants.
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The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe to ascertain the number and kinds of tree saplings planted in Delhi in the last five years [Diwan Singh v. Govt of NCT of Delhi and Ors.].

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