NAINITAL, Sep. 23, 2022 (TBINN)
Uttarakhand High Court has issued directions to halt dumping of muck in the vicinity of 8 to 9th century-old Laxmi Narayan Temple cluster built on the Alaknanda River in Chamoli District’s Haat Village by Vishnugad Pipalkoti Hydro Electric Project authorities.
The next hearing in the matter has been fixed for December 6, 2022. The P.I.L. alleged illegal and unscientific dumping of muck, debris, construction and demolition wastes in and around Haat Village and the failure of authorities concerned in protecting and conserving the ancient Lakshmi-Narayan Temple, built during 8 to 9th century A.D. by Adi Shankaracharya.