NGT asks 4 states to show cases of farmers

A group of farmers complained to the National Green Tribunal that the government was only passing orders.

The executive is supposed to not merely ‘order’ citizens but also create the right conditions for citizens to take the desired action.  The latter function is something that independent India’s government and its employees are not very good at.  The NGT now wants proof that the governments of Punjab, Haryana, and UP are doing something and not merely passing orders on paper.


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