Bitter Truth for the
Cause of Pollution
By Balbir Singh Sooch,
Advocate, Ludhiana on 14 Nov 2007
behind the pollution as I personally experienced while staying in
one of the most polluted areas till date are numerous.
It is clear to all that the highest income group is always supported
by the politicians due to his richness for its contribution to
pollution of any kind including adulteration in various food items.
The complainant has to be silent or compromise under unbearable
threat of the influential group.
suo motu action by department concerned is almost negligible to
prevent the evils in every field for the reason of the active
The party in power does not allow to function ‘The
pollution Control Board etc or any staff concerned’ as per law in
its respective area in order to maintain its vote bank and
collecting heavy amount of funds from the group responsible for the
pollution in the area.
polluter openly challenges to the aggrieved that he can do nothing
except the polluter has to increase monthly i.e. bribe to the staff of
‘The pollution Control Board’ etc concerned to wash out or to make
his complaint ineffective for ever. The Pollution Control Board etc
staff do not hesitate to confess off the record logically that when
complainant and the staff becomes helpless then only our turn comes
to accept bribe from the polluter for declaring the complaint as
Thus we as staff members of the Board etc cooperate in contribution
of pollution finally and opt not to remain clean and accept monthly.
In fact, such polluters are rich as well as keep alliance with local
police to top directly and indirectly for different reasons. Hence,
it is safe to say that thief has hands in glove with the master i.e.
politician being himself ruler and police who is not at all with the
poor or aggrieved in India-Balbir Singh Sooch, Advocate, Ludhiana-