National Green Tribunal gives Art of Living three weeks to pay Rs 5 cr fine

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Friday gave three weeks to Art of Living (AoL) to pay environmental compensation of Rs 5 crore for holding World Culture Festival on the Yamuna floodplains in Delhi.

The NGT held a hearing on Friday over implementation of its Wednesday's order.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. AFP

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. AFP

AoL told the tribunal that it will abide by the ruling and sought four weeks to deposit Rs.5 crore.

The tribunal said that the AoL should pay Rs 25 lakh on Friday and the balance in three weeks.

The AoL's three-day cultural extravaganza starts on Friday.

IANS


Published Date: Mar 11, 2016 02:04 pm | Updated Date: Mar 11, 2016 07:34 pm