Environmental Jurisprudence I

Estragon:  Let’s go.

Vladimir: We can’t.

Estragon: Why not?

Vladimir: We’re waiting for Godot.

Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot, 1954.

Let us now hark back to Waiting for Godot… with which, we started.

National Green Tribunal must act, if exigencies so demand, without indefinitely waiting for metaphorical Godot to knock on its portal. NGT is vested with suo motu power.

Hon’ble Justice Hrishikesh Roy, Muncipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai v. Ankita Sinha, [Civil Appeal Nos. 12122-12123 of 2018].