India's High Court says a river enjoys rights of a legal entity according to the Constitution

By The Quint, 21 March 2017
The Uttarakhand High Court on Monday recognised river Ganga as the first ‘living entity’ of India, granting it the same legal rights as a human being. Being recognised as a living entity has several legal implications. Since the High Court order is not out in public domain yet, one can’t be sure of what the order exactly means. Nature having rights, however, has precedence in several other c[...] Read more here: The Quint


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