Times of India - 11 Jan 2011
LUCKNOW: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday directed for constitution of a seven-member panel to assess the impact of mobile towers installed in residential areas and present its report in the court on April 16.
A division bench of Justice DP Singh and Justice SC Chaurasia passed the above order on the writ petition filed by Ram Singh Jauhari. The petitioner had stated that the radiation emitted from the mobile towers is dangerous to the health of the common people. Scientific reports have confirmed the fact. In this view, he sought ban on installing mobile towers in the residential areas.
While constituting the panel, the bench said that four IIT specialists from Kanpur, Delhi, Kharagpur and Mumbai would comprise the panel. There would be three other specialists from other fields.