Karnataka High Court stays
tree felling in Lalbagh
In a significant decision, Justice Shri. N. Kumar and Justice Shri. Keshav Narayan constituting the Division Bench (in Vacation Sitting) of the Karnataka High Court directed Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. to stop felling of trees in Lalbagh and R. V. Road (till Rajalakshmi Kalyan Mantap Juction including Lakshman Rao boulevard) until further orders. This direction was issued in a PIL filed by Mr. Mahavir Ranka and others challenging the ordinance issued by the Government of Karnataka allocating 1135 sq. Metres of land in Lalbagh for a Metro station.
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