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SC refuses to intervene in Mayawati statue installation case.

Byline: ANI

New Delhi New Delhi (dĕl`ē), city (1991 pop. 294,149), capital of India and of Delhi state, N central India, on the right bank of the Yamuna River. , July 10 (ANI): A two Judge bench of the Supreme Court, comprising Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan and Justice P Sathasivam, today, refused to stop the installation of statues of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and other Dalit leaders in NOIDA NOIDA New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (India)
NOIDA Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (India) 

Rejecting a petition filed by lawyer Ravi Kant, the apex court bench said, the process has been approved by the state cabinet, the court can't intervene, till reports of misappropriation misappropriation n. the intentional, illegal use of the property or funds of another person for one's own use or other unauthorized purpose, particularly by a public official, a trustee of a trust, an executor or administrator of a dead person's estate, or by any  are brought into focus.

Environmentalists are opposing the installation of statues of Mayawati, her political mentor Kanshi Ram and Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar on the Yamuna Riverbed near Sector 15A of Noida, alleging that the installation violates green laws.

The apex court had issued a notice to Uttar Pradesh Government and Mayawati separately on June 29 on the matter.

Opposition parties in Uttar Pradesh allege that the government is spending around Rs 2,000 crore n. 1. Ten millions; as, a crore of rupees (which is nearly $5,000,000) s>.

Noun 1. crore - the number that is represented as a one followed by 7 zeros; ten million
 for installing these statues across the state. (ANI)

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Date:Jul 10, 2009
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