India, June 30 -- A right to information (RTI) and environment activist from Assam has filed a complaint with central empowered committee (CEC) against illegal construction in an animal corridor close to Kaziranga National Park (KNP) and tiger reserve in violation of a Supreme Court order.

In his complaint filed on Tuesday with the committee constituted by the apex court to monitor implementation of the court's order, Rohit Choudhury said that illegal construction was going on in the Kanchanjuri animal corridor of KNP and tiger reserve violating a Supreme Court order issued in April last year.

In its order, the SC had banned all mining related activities along KNP area and catchment area of rivers/streams/rivulets originating in Karbi A...