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Centre Cites National Importance On Central Vista Construction Despite Ban

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The Government said on Wednesday that the Central Vista project is of “national importance” and work on it is continuing, even as a construction ban reimposed by the Supreme Court is in place in the Capital.

The Urban Affairs Ministry, in its affidavit, assured the Supreme Court that the project to build a new Parliament building and Central Vista avenues “do not cause any pollution”.

A Special Bench led by Chief JusticeChief JusticeChief Justice of India N.V. Ramana had reimposed the ban on November 24 as a drastic interim measure.

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