Karnataka High Court
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Peripheral Ring Road: Students of NLUD, Jindal move Karnataka HC challenging decision to conduct EIA public consultation virtually via Zoom

Initially, it was proposed to conduct the public hearing with respect to the Eight Lane Peripheral Ring Road project, on August 18, amid COVID-19. However, the same was cancelled following massive public outcry.

Students of the National Law University, Delhi (NLU Delhi) and Jindal Law School have moved the Karnataka High Court challenging the decision of the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) to hold the mandatory Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) public consultation process for the ‘Peripheral Ring Road’ Project through virtual means alone.

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