Similarly, 2.13. The petition also states that due to the occupation of water bodies which are classified as a hectare pond, water does not stagnate in the water bodies during the monsoon season and rain water is wasted.
When questioned by the executive officer in this regard, the petitioner stated that he had decided to construct the tar road as he could not look for another place as funds had been allocated for the construction of the road.
No action has been taken by the villagers to lodge a complaint with the District Collector in this regard. Jayavel had therefore sought action on the petition and ordered the removal of encroachments on the aquifer and burial outlying land.
The petition came up for hearing before Justices Duraisamy and Tamilselvi. The Tamil Nadu government and the district administration were then ordered to respond to the case and adjourned the case till June 7.