The Supreme Court has stated the verdict for the Central government’s rework on Central Vistas in New Delhi and gave clearance to the project to continue. A batch of petitions in the apex court had questioned few speculations made by the Central government, which also included the environmental clearance.
“We hold that the exercise of the Central government under the DDA Act is legal and valid, and the impugned notification stands confirmed. Recommendation by the Environmental Committee is just and legal and uphold the same,” said Justice A.M. Khanwilkar.
What is Central Vistas Project?
The Central Vista redevelopment was announced in the month of September 2019 by the Central government, which encisages a new traingular parliament aura and set to be completed by August 2022.
The ruling BJP government has announced that on the occasion of 75th Independence day the country will get it’s new parliament. 15 August 2022 will mark the 75 years of India’s Independence.
The project covers the 3-km stretch from Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate in Delhi.