Art of Living given three weeks to deposit Rs 5 crore

New Delhi: 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. The organisers have already spent Rs.25.63 crore for the event.