Download Kasturirangan Malayalam Report Kasturirangan Report – Malayalam PDF – Part 1 Kasturirangan Report – Malayalam PDF – Part 2. The Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel (WGEEP), also known as the Gadgil Commission The Kasturirangan report seeks to bring just 37% of the Western Ghats under the Ecologically Sensitive Area (ESA) zones — down from the 64% . Kasturirangan Report – a blueprint for political polarization in Kerala? . The state also plans to circulate the HLWG report’s Malayalam version.

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The Gadgil panel had recommended a blanket approach consisting of guidelines for sector-wise activities, which could be permitted in the ecologically sensitive zones.


Deccan Chronicle Violent responses The incidents of violence kaasturi destruction of public property started off with the issuance of directions by the MoEF mlaayalam the 13 th November under Section 5 of the Environmental Protection Act Activists say recommendations of the state panel dilutes will encourage activities that damage ecology rzngan eco-sensitive areas.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: But many in Kerala where the maximum opposition to both the reports came in, think otherwise.

People in Kerala, especially Christian organizations, strongly protested the implementation of the report since most of the farmers in the hilly regions are Christians, especially in Wayanad.

The distressing state of the Western Ghats calls for stringent protection measures as well. Roughly 37 per cent of the total area defined as the boundary of the Western Ghats is ecologically sensitive. The church denounced unnecessary agitations including hartal over the issue, the statement read. The courts can decide on the existing cases, suggests the panel.

Read 1 Comments Post a Comment. Kerala panel seeks dilution of Kasturirangan report, stirs controversy Activists say recommendations of the state panel dilutes will encourage activities that damage ecology of eco-sensitive areas By M Suchitra Last Updated: If you are not yet a Down To Earth subscriber, please click here to subscribe: These environment-damaging activities include mining, quarrying, construction of thermal plants and red-category highly-polluting industries and construction of buildings spread over more than 2, sq metre and townships spanning more than 50 hectares.


The rest of the Western Ghats states need kalayalam take cue from the happenings in Kerala and start a process of rrangan discussion with the ESA village communities kasturri different development sectors to avoid future problems that may crop up.

Would anyone please advise the names of villages in the Wayanad District of Kerala affected by Gadgil report? Panic led mapayalam violent protests Resentment turned into violence on November 15 in Kannur and Kozhikode districts, where protesters stoned government vehicles and Kerala State Road Transport Corporation buses and set fire to a forest office at Vilangad in Kozhikode.

However, the GoK reacted late by stating that they will translate the notification when it is out and hold discussions in each of the Kastugi panchayaths. It also says that many farmers who have settled in the high ranges are yet to get title deeds and implementation of the report will affect title deeds.

This Act allows the Government to vest such a land from the owner and make it part of kastjri Reserve Forest. The high population density in Kerala Western Ghats plus the vested interests of the quarrying lobby and the church which holds large tracts of land in the mountains could be attributed malayalwm the reason for this uproar.

The state panel also says the recommendation of the Kasturirangan report to maintain a 10 km buffer zone around the ESA is not practical since the areas are highly populated and i buffer zone will affect infrastructure development in these areas. Archived from the original on Adivasi and dalit organisations in Kerala have also strongly opposed the agitations.


Kastjri there is no compulsory law against this? Natarajan said that the recommendations would be looked into urgently so that action can be taken to address these malayqlam.

Anonymous 5 years ago Reply. Section of church leads protest A section of the church in the state is backing the agitations. Presently, the sand mining and quarrying lobby hold the largest political clout in Kerala with many political leaders and legislators alleged to be having direct share and ownership over the large granite quarries operating in the heart of the Western Ghats districts.

Clearly farmers would kazturi resort to hooliganism of the malajalam which was perpetuated in Kozhikode and Kannur. Many of the newspapers and channels in the state highlight the agitations while kastrui fail to voice the concerns of adivasis and the dalit communities who want conservation of the Western Ghats.

Events that are unfolding in Kerala hold significance for the entire country.

Kasturirangan Report – a blueprint for political polarization in Kerala?

No compensation is payable under this Act. Meanwhile many ecologically sensitive areas have been left out of the HLWG report which will be opened up for mining and other development. This has also affected the lives of adivasis and dalits, who have traditionally been living in the high range areas.

The panel points out that as per the Kasturirangan panel, if 20 per cent of the area of a village is ecologically sensitive, the whole village comes under ESA, even if the remaining 80 per cent is highly populated and urbanised.

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