Belthangady, Sep 21, 2016: The final hearing into the case seeking shelving of the Yettinahole Project which was shifted from the Chennai Bench of the Green Tribunal to the main bench at Delhi will come up for hearing before the Main Bench of the Green Tribunal in Delhi on September 21, Wednesday. The case was earlier shifted from the Chennai Bench of the Tribunal to the Main Bench.
The petitions filed by Purushottam Chitrapur, former deputy mayor of Mangaluru, HA Kishore of Hassan, KN Somashekhar of Mysuru and Yatiraju of Tumakuru is being heard by the Green Bench.
The Green Tribunal in its interim judgement on August 29 had directed the Karnataka Irrigation Corporation against felling the trees. Recently, one of the petitioners who had visited the Yettinahole site had gathered information that trees were being felled illegally in violation of the Green Tribunal ruling.