Hoshiarpur: President of Bharat Jagao Andolan and Social Democratic Party, Jai Gopal Dhiman expressing his concern for the environment have criticized the burning of heaps of garbage in every nook and corner of Hoshiarpur.
Mr. Dhiman said that his party has given many memorandums to the district administration but the district administration, health department or pollution control board has not taken any type of action against it. He said that such types of burning heaps of garbage could be spotted in the Government offices in Zila Parishad and Mini Secretariat. He alleged that the Government officials have been themselves breaking the laws of India.
He said that burning the heaps of garbage has been an illegal practice under Environment Protection Act 1986 and Municipal Solid Waste Rules 2000.
Mr. Dhiman said that the human must work for protecting the environment else the earth will not remain worth living.