Kolkata: Hearing more than 4 thousand tree felling cases for expansion of railway over bridge and national highway in view of safety and convenience of common people in West Bengal, the apex court directed to constitute a two-member committee to study in this regard Have given. While hearing the case under the leadership of Justice SA Bobde, the apex court has ordered a two-member committee to study the entire case.
The committee members will be Som Pandya and Professor Mukherjee. This committee will have to present its report in the court. The next hearing of the case will be held on 18 January. Actually, this petition was filed in the apex court against the order of the Calcutta High Court, on which this decision was given. The Calcutta High Court had approved the construction of the railway bridge and the national highway. Due to the approval of the construction of the railway bridge and the national highway by the High Court, the way for cutting more than 4 thousand trees was cleared for it and a petition was filed to stop the implementation of this decision.
Hearing the tree cutting case in Bengal, Chief Justice of India SA Bobde said that human life is more important than trees. But the amount of oxygen that a huge tree gives in a year, try to evaluate its price from the market price.