AoL asked to pay Rs 25 lakh on Friday and remaining Rs 4.75 crore in 3 weeks

PTI3_10_2016_000322A Artists rehearse on the eve of the three-day World Peace Festival being organised by Art of Living Foundation in New Delhi on Thursday | PTI

The National Green Tribunal on Friday gave three weeks to Art of Living (AoL) to pay environmental compensation of Rs.5 crore for holding World Culture Festival on the Yamuna floodplains in Delhi.

The NGT held a hearing on Friday over implementation of its Wednesday's order.

AoL told the tribunal that it will abide by the ruling and sought four weeks to deposit Rs.5 crore.

The tribunal said that the AoL should pay Rs.25 lakh on Friday and the balance in three weeks.

The AoL's three-day cultural extravaganza starts on Friday.

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