Balarama

First batch of Dasara elephants likely to arrive around Aug. 20

The annual ritual of selecting Dasara elephants is on and the Forest Department officials are going to different elephant camps in Mysore and Coorg to prepare a preliminary list of elephants that are eligible to participate in the grand event. An initial list of 14 elephants has been prepared. The Forest officials and the Department…

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News Digest: Encroachment of Sacred Forests, Housing layout, Balarama, Madikeri Dasara

Image:Aneezone at ml.wikipedia [CC-BY-SA-3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons Enviromentalists, NGO’s and Villagers alleged that thousands of acres of Sacred Groves have been encroached by people and politicians are not bothered. There have launched a campaign to protect and demanded the Sacred Forests be scientifically suryed and encroachers evicted. – Greens, Locals join hands to protect Sacred Groves –…

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