Madras HC affirms ban on Sand Mining and Quarrying in Tamil Nadu

Meera Emmanuel January 20 2018

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has dismissed the state’s appeal against its order directing that all sand mining and quarrying activities in the state be wound up within six months.

The order was affirmed by a Division Bench of Justices K Kalyanasundaram and T Krishnavalli.

In November last year, Justice R Mahadevan had issued the impugned direction, while considering a plea against state restriction on transport of silica sand, that had . . .

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