The Apex Court on Tuesday set aside the National Green Tribunal’s order of May 4, 2016, which enlarged the buffer zone limits around lakes and water bodies in Bengaluru.

A bench of Justices A K Sikri, S Abdul Nazeer and M R Shah allowed the appeals filed by the Karnataka government and others direction for maintaining a buffer zone and green belt of 75-metre in case of lakes, 50-metre for primary, 35-metre for secondary Raja Kaluve and 25-meter for territory Raja Kaluve.