Illegal Encroachment

Save Cauvery Initiative

The Kanni Kavery Trust conducted a walkathon from the birthplace  of the river Cauvery to Kushalnagar to raise  awareness on the exploitation of the river and to also awaken the district administration to the rampant encroachment of its river banks and illegal sand mining along the 90 km stretch.
The walkathon was led by Muthanna Baba Sai Ram and its members, including C.K. Read More


A K Machaiah to Forest Department: Protect Devera Kadu or face consequences

T.Shettalli Suggi Devara Kadu( Sacred Forest) President A.K. Machaiah alleged that the Devara Kadu’s are being  encroached upon by powerful individuals and that the  Forest Department  is turning a blind eye to the encroachments. He told reporters here on Monday that the  Devera Kadu’s has 99.83 acres under survey number 2/1, of which around 20 acres have been  encroached. Read More


Residential houses on Forest Land to be regularized by Karnataka Govt

The State Govt is contemplating to “regularize” residential houses built on forest land in the Malnad region.
In short, “encroachment shall be legalized in the forest land”.
Coorg itself forms a part of the Malnad region and the catchment for River Cauvery.
It came as a surprise when the primary and secondary education minister Mr. Read More