BUFFER ZONE


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.