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The Supreme Court Thursday stayed an order of Jim Corbett National Park allowing buses of a private operator in the core area of the Tiger reserve in Uttarakhand.

The Supreme Court Thursday stayed an order of Jim Corbett National Park allowing buses of a private operator in the core area of the Tiger reserve in Uttarakhand.

A bench of Chief Justice SA Bobde and Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian issued notice to the Centre, Uttarakhand, National Tiger Conservation Authority, National Board of Wildlife and officials of Jim Corbett National Park and sought their responses.

Advocate Gaurav Kumar Bansal, who filed the petition, told the bench that the decision of the Jim Corbett National Park was in violation of Wildlife Protection Act.

This article was published by NDTV on February 18, 2021.