Chief Justice's Court Case :- PUBLIC INTEREST LITIGATION (PIL) No. - 3048 of 2010 Petitioner :- All India Kaimur People'S Front U.P. Respondent :- State Of U.P. & Others Petitioner Counsel :- Narendra Srivastava Respondent Counsel :- C.S.C. Hon'ble Chandramauli Kumar Prasad,Chief Justice Hon'ble Arun Tandon,J.
In this public interest litigation, allegation of the writ petitioner is
that various persons having no lawful authority are excavating
minerals unauthorizedly from the reserved forest area and Kaimur
Wild Life Sanctuary in connivance with the local authorities and
accordingly, prayer has been made to direct an enquiry by the
Central Bureau of Investigation or any other independent agency.
Having heard Mr. Narendra Srivastava, learned counsel for the
writ petitioner, Mr. M.S. Pipersenia, learned Standing Counsel for
the State of U.P. and taking into consideration the facts and
circumstances of the case, we are of the opinion that the writ
petitioner shall be well advised to represent before the Chief
Secretary of the State for the redressal of its grievance.
On the writ petitioner doing so, the Chief Secretary, shall direct
such action as is permissible in law without unnecessary delay.
It is made clear that we have not expressed any opinion in regard
to the claim made by the writ petitioner and that shall be
considered by the Chief Secretary in accordance with law.
Writ petition stands disposed of, accordingly.
Order Date :- 25.1.2010
(C.K. Prasad, CJ)
(Arun Tandon, J)