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Petition to the United Nations concerning human rights violations connected the Southern Transit Development Project (STDP) (Background Facts)

BACKGROUND FACTS

Proposed Expressway

The proposed expressway from Colombo in the Western Province to Matara in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka starts from a point on Highlevel Road in the village of Makumbura in Kottawa and ends at a location on the Matara-Akuressa road in the village of Hittetiya inGodagama.

Suray Prasad Sharma Dhungel v. Godavari Marble Industries and others, WP 35/1992 (1995.10.31)

Supreme Court, Full Bench

Hon`ble Trilok Pratap Rana
Hon`ble Laxman Prasad Aryal
Hon`ble -Gobinda Bahadur Shrestha

Order Writ No. 35 of the year 2049 B.S (1992)

Petitioner: Suray Prasad Sharma Dhungel
Versus Respondents: Godawari Marble Industries and others

Case: Mandamus

Constitutional / Legal Issues

Whether the Constitution guarantees the right to clean: environment as the part of right to life?

Whether there is locus standi of the NGOs or individuals working for the protection of the environment?

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