SC agrees to hear plea to ban 85 hazardous pesticides in India [Read Application]

Meera Emmanuel September 18 2018
pesticides

The Supreme Court has been approached for a ban on 85 more dangerous pesticides in India.  The Bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Vineet Saran issued notice yesterday in an application filed through Advocate Prashant Bhushan, assisted by Advocate Omanakuttan.  A writ petition calling for the Court's intervention to ban dangerous pesticides in India is already pending before the Court.

The petitioner had initially approached the Court contending that at least 99 pesticides fall under the bannable category . . .

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