Punjab and Haryana High Court scraps mining policy of Punjab

Punjab and Haryana High Court scraps mining policy of Punjab
Punjab and Haryana High Court scraps mining policy of Punjab

Punjab and Haryana High Court scraps mining policy of Punjab

Punjab and Haryana High court scraped the Punjab State Sand and Gravel Mining Policy-2018 on Tuesday. The High Court further directed the Punjab government to form a new policy within 3 months and to allot a new mining tender under it.

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The Punjab and Haryana High Court on December 20 stayed proceedings on the basis of the scheme and e-notice for auction of mines, just two months after the policy was formed.

Punjab and Haryana High Court scraps mining policy of Punjab
Punjab and Haryana High Court scraps mining policy of Punjab

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The directions came after a petition was filed in public interest by senior advocate Gagneshwar Singh Walia against the state government and other respondents for quashing the policy. Directions were also sought for quashing e-auction notice dated October 31.

-PTC NEWS