Thiruvananthapuram: The Chennai Bench of National Green Tribunal has accepted the complaint filed by NDA Kerala Vice-Chairman Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Munnar issue.

The Tribunal has directed Rajeev Chandrasekhar to submit a detailed affidavit on the issue within August 7. It also directed the Munnar Grama Panchayat Secretary to hand over the details regarding the NOCs and approvals for construction of buildings from 2010 onwards. The Tribunal has asked the authorities not to give approval to construct buildings without getting prior sanction from the Revenue department.

The state government has been asked to take action to prevent the illegal felling of trees in cardamom plantations.