Recently, the National Green Tribunal in a Case titled as “Shri Rajiv Dutta, Senior Advocate Vs. Union of India and others – Original Application No. 216 of 2016″ has passed orders. This case was filed by me and pertains to the devastating fires which took place in the months of April, May and June, 2016 in the States of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. The main thrust of the case is to secure the future of the forests existing in these two States from being devastated in the future. It was widely reported that in both the States, the Forest Departments and other connected Departments were found lacking. This case is presently sub judice.
Rule of Law Convention, 2015 on “The Legal Profession and the Justice System: The Need For Reforms for a Resurgent India; Urgent Removal of Current Deficiencies, Managing Contradictions and Ensuring the Way Forward”, organized by the Bar Association of India between 4th – 6th December, 2015 at the India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi.
Subsequent to the well published incident involving Ms. L. Sarita Devi (Boxer) at the Asian Games, Mr. Rajiv Dutta, Senior Advocate had filed a Public Interest Litigation titled as “Rajiv Dutta Vs. Union of India and others – Writ Petition (Civil) No. 8734 of 2014″ before the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi at New Delhi, for the betterment of Sports persons.