The Supreme Court bench’s verdict on the petition filed against the Central Vista project came with a 2-1 majority.
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The Supreme Court has instructed the proponents of the Central Vista project to install smoking towers at all construction sites and use anti-smog guns. The Supreme Court said the approval of the Heritage Preservation Committee was required to start construction. The court directed the project supporters to approve the committee. Thus, the Supreme Court has ruled on the petitions filed against the Central Vista project and allowed the reconstruction plan to proceed.
In a 2: 1 majority decision, led by Justice A. Khanwilkar, the 2: 1 majority stated that the environmental clearance granted for the project and the notification issued to change the land use were valid.
Justice Khanwilkar wrote the verdict on behalf of himself and Justice Dinesh Maheshwari, and instructed the proponents of the Central Vista project to install smoking towers at all construction sites and use anti-smog guns.
The third judge of the bench, Justice Sanjeev Khanna, also agreed to approve the project, but disagreed with the decision on the project’s land use and environmental clearance.
The petitions objected to the various approvals given to the projects
The apex court has ruled on a number of petitions objecting to various approvals given to the project, opposing environmental clearances and land use changes. One of the petitioners is activist Rajiv Suri.
The new parliament building will seat 900 to 1,200 members of parliament
The Central Vista project was announced in September 2019. Under this a new triangle shaped parliament building will be constructed. There will be seating for 900 to 1,200 MPs. Construction will be completed by August 2022, the same year India will celebrate its 755th Independence Day.
The hearing was held on November 5 last year
A bench of Justice AM Khanwilkar, Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and Justice Sanjeev Khanna will rule on the appeal. On November 5 last year, the bench concluded its hearing on the application and said that a decision in this regard would be taken later.
Bhumipujan became the Prime Minister on 10 December after the permission of the court
But at the same time, on December 2, the apex court allowed the central government to arrange for the central Vista project. The government assured the court that no work such as construction work or demolition of buildings or felling of trees should be done till the challenging application of the project is disposed of. The foundation stone program of the project was held on 10 December. In this program, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the new building of the Parliament House.
Expenditure estimate is Rs. 971 crore
Construction of the new parliament building is expected to be completed by 2022 at a cost of Rs 91 crore.
The Central Vista project extends 3 km
The shared central secretariat is expected to be built by 2024 under the Central Vista project. The project is three from Lutyens Delhi to Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate
Extends to a radius of kilometers long.
August 2022 Triangular Parliament Building Construction Target
The project was announced in September last year, where a new triangular parliamentary house will be built. It will have a seating capacity of 900 to 1200 seats for MPs. The goal is to build in August 2022, when the country celebrates its 35th anniversary of independence.