HC notice to State on hydro-power project

June 13, 2015 12:00 am | Updated 05:41 am IST - Bengaluru:

The Karnataka High Court on Friday ordered issue of notices to the State government and a private company on a PIL petition that has questioned setting up a hydro-electric power project on the banks of the Nethravati in Dakshina Kannada district.

A Division Bench passed the order on the petition filed by Madhava and other office bearers of Nagarika Jana Jagruthy Seva Trust, Naricombu village, Bantwal taluk. It was alleged that Perla Hydro Power Pvt. Ltd. has illegally taking up construction on the banks of the Netravathi between Naricombu and Shamboor villages.

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