court of Kota takes note of illegal navigation in the sanctuary of Chambal | Jaipur News

Kota: Hearing about boat rides in Chambal Gharial National Sanctuary without approval from authorities, a Kota court ordered criminal action against the former deputy forest conservator of Mukundra National Park (wildlife) and the former commissioner of the Kota Municipal Corporation.
The defendants were summoned on November 1.
Wildlife activist Tapeshwar Singh Bhati filed a complaint with Magistrate’s Court-5 (North Kota) in November 2017, alleging that tourist activities, such as boating, were taking place from Chambal Garden to Garadia Temple. Mahadev in the Chambal National Shrine (NCS) without approval. authorities violating section 28 (D) of the Wildlife Protection Act 1972.
Bhati claimed that this was an offense punishable under section 51 of the law.
An investigation report submitted by the Kota City Police Superintendent in October 2018 confirmed that tourism activities between the locations took place illegally from 2013 to 2014. Activities continued in subsequent years.
The court order of September 9, a copy of which was obtained on Tuesday, found that the deputy conservator of forest (wildlife) at Mukundra National Park, in May 2015, had authorized Ravindra Tomer, Maya and Banwari to conduct boating activities in the areas. . Ravinder Tomer was not found guilty because he had complied with the order of the forester.
However, the former forestry and civic officials had violated section 28 (D) of the Wildlife Protection Act, which was punishable under section 51.

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