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HC directive to GMC on city garbage

By LAW Reporter

GUWAHATI, June 11 � The division bench of the Gauhati High Court, comprising Chief Justice Ramesh Surajmal Garg and Justice BD Agarwal, after hearing the PILs and writ petition filed for the issues relating to water logging and disposal of garbage, etc., in Guwahati today directed the Guwahati Municipal Corporation that the work of garbage collection from door to door in two separate collecting bins would be done by the collecting agency between 7 am to 11 am and if possible, again collect the garbage between 8 pm to 10 pm.

The court further observed that the degradable items and non-degradable items should be separated from the collection point and if it could not be segregated from the collection point, it should be separated at the dumping point/trenching ground.

During the course of hearing, the court also gave a patience hearing of Ketaki Bardalai, one of the petitioner in PIL (81/09) and Subodh Sarma, president of Mahanagar Unnayan Samity, who has submitted that bio-degradable and non-bio-degradable garbage should be collected separately within the time from 7 am to 11 am and again from 8 pm to 10 pm.

Advocate Debajit Saikia who appeared for the respondent/authorities has submitted that due affidavit has also been filed on behalf of the authorities showing the steps taken by the municipal authorities to fight the problem of water logging and disposal of garbage of the city. The court further directed that the citizens of Guwahati would be entitled to constitute a society/committee for making inspection of dumping ground/trenching ground and bring its position to the court so that appropriate orders may be passed on the same.

The cases are fixed for further hearing on June 15.

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HC directive to GMC on city garbage

GUWAHATI, June 11 � The division bench of the Gauhati High Court, comprising Chief Justice Ramesh Surajmal Garg and Justice BD Agarwal, after hearing the PILs and writ petition filed for the issues relating to water logging and disposal of garbage, etc., in Guwahati today directed the Guwahati Municipal Corporation that the work of garbage collection from door to door in two separate collecting bins would be done by the collecting agency between 7 am to 11 am and if possible, again collect the garbage between 8 pm to 10 pm.

The court further observed that the degradable items and non-degradable items should be separated from the collection point and if it could not be segregated from the collection point, it should be separated at the dumping point/trenching ground.

During the course of hearing, the court also gave a patience hearing of Ketaki Bardalai, one of the petitioner in PIL (81/09) and Subodh Sarma, president of Mahanagar Unnayan Samity, who has submitted that bio-degradable and non-bio-degradable garbage should be collected separately within the time from 7 am to 11 am and again from 8 pm to 10 pm.

Advocate Debajit Saikia who appeared for the respondent/authorities has submitted that due affidavit has also been filed on behalf of the authorities showing the steps taken by the municipal authorities to fight the problem of water logging and disposal of garbage of the city. The court further directed that the citizens of Guwahati would be entitled to constitute a society/committee for making inspection of dumping ground/trenching ground and bring its position to the court so that appropriate orders may be passed on the same.

The cases are fixed for further hearing on June 15.