NGT asks DPCC to look into waste disposal during IPL
The National Green Tribunal directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee on Thursday to look into the issue of waste disposal during the upcoming IPL matches to be held at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in the capital.
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Swatanter Kumar asked the pollution control board to examine the concern raised in a petition seeking compliance with the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 during IPL matches. It, however, dismissed the petition while noting that it did not mention about the source of waste generation.
"What kind of waste is generated during the matches? What is the source of waste generation? Your petition does not mention about it. We find no merit in this plea," the bench said. Advocate Rahul Khurana, appearing for the petitioner, told the bench that there was mismanagement during IPL 2016, when approximately 10 metric tonnes of waste was generated at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium which was lifted without