Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday
ordered status quo on a petition charging Art of Living (AOL)
International Centre of illegally encroaching the water spread
area of Udipalya tank for construction of some buildings.
A division bench headed by acting Chief Justice Vikramjit
Sen ordered status quo on a PIL filed by advocate N Sriram
Reddy, who had alleged that AOL International Centre had
encroached the water spread area of the tank to construct some
This had resulted in the reduction of area from 14.8
hectares to 8-10 hectares, he had claimed.
The petitioner in his prayer also sought that the Centre
be refrained from taking up any further constructions.
On October 14, the High Court had ordered issue of
notices to AOL and the government on the PIL. The court today
granted time to AOL to file its objections and adjourned the
case to December 13.