FLAYING government authorities for their failure to protect waterbodies and remove encroachments across the State, the Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary V Iraianbu to appear before it during the next hearing of petitions related to the issue.
The first bench of Acting Chief Justice (ACJ) Munishwar Nath Bhandari and Justice PD Audikesavalu passed orders summoning the top bureaucrat after it found that a status report provided by the government lacked required information.
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