The courtroom directed the Larger Chennai Company to file an in depth report on the quantity of rubbish generated on the seaside every single day and the steps taken to take away this waste.
The Madras Excessive Court docket on Thursday prompt that the Larger Chennai Company (GCC) kind a devoted workforce led by an IAS officer for the maintenance of the well-known Marina seaside in Chennai. Listening to a plea on the difficulty, a division bench of Justice N Kirubakaran and Justice TV Thamilselvi mentioned that the world-famous seaside was not correctly maintained and was stuffed with rubbish and litter. The courtroom additionally directed the Larger Chennai Company and the Tamil Nadu authorities to file an in depth report on the quantity of rubbish generated on the seaside every single day and the steps taken by them to take away this waste.
It additionally requested the Larger Chennai Company to supply the courtroom with the precise particulars of the income from the seaside. It additionally requested for an in depth report on the variety of bathrooms on the seaside in addition to the cell bathrooms accessible for vacationers who frequent it. The courtroom additionally requested as to how the Marina seaside is being marketed as a vacationer vacation spot with out correctly sustaining it. It additionally sought full particulars on the schemes and measures being taken and additional measures to be taken by the company for the upkeep of the seaside or to beautify it.
The courtroom additionally requested the civic physique as to why an unique fish market was not constructed close to the loop highway to stop fish distributors and most people from encroaching the loop highway of the seaside. The Larger Chennai Company was requested to supply the detailed report back to the courtroom by July 22.
The seaside was shut to most people when the COVID-19 pandemic first broke out final yr. Whereas the state authorities allowed actions at Marina seaside to renew step by step in December final yr, issues had been shut down once more as a result of surge in COVID-19 circumstances and the second wave. Nonetheless, lately, Chief Minister MK Stalin allowed for the seaside to reopen, together with different relaxations that had been introduced. The Chennai metropolis police are presently utilizing drones to watch bodily distancing on the seaside.