Ghaziabad, Feb. 15 -- The banks of river Hindon, near the Nandi Park adjacent to the Raj Nagar Extension Road, have been witnessing massive dumping and burning of garbage over the past few days. Environmentalists said the activity is completely in violation of the directions of the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

They said on Friday, smoke was seen rising from the area. A closer inspection revealed vehicles of the Ghaziabad municipal corporation entering a small unpaved road which leads to the riverbank, adjacent to the Hindon elevated road.

"There have been several instances of garbage dumping and burning. On Friday, the same violations were again noticed on the riverbanks and corporation trucks were seen entering and leaving the area. Th...