Mysore Kushalnagar Railway Line

Railway, Highway Projects to spell doom for Coorg

IISc. Scientists warn of further natural disasters The disaster caused in Coorg(Kodagu) due to landslides, floods and cloudbursts will further aggravate if the Governments implement the proposed Railway and Highway projects in the district. The projects will spell doom for the ecologically fragile district, warns a new study by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc.) Bengaluru.…

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Kushalnagar-Madikeri Railway line will kill River Cauvery

Coorg is home to to the one of last of pristine forests of western ghats, rivers and streams and forms the catchment are of River Kaveri Coorg Wildlife Society President K.C. Biddappa has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal, and Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi and Union Minister…

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Railway Line and Highways in Coorg: High Court to hear PILs from August 20th

Madikeri: The Karnataka High Court will on Aug.20, hear the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) Petition against the proposed Railway lines that cuts through Kodagu and the expansion of Highways inside the district. The PIL (WP 17990/2018) was filed on 24.4.2018 by the then President of Coorg Wildlife Society Col. (retd.) C.P. Muthanna, who is also…

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Save Cauvery, Save Kodagu And Save Ourselves

By Col. (Retd.) C.P. Muthanna Kodagu landscape is dominated by forests, coffee estates, paddy fields, sacred groves, rivers and streams. It is inhabited by a number of local communities who are like animals in the forests and just as these animals they too will disappear if forests are destroyed. This is because these communities are…

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CWS reiterates its request to declare Coorg as Eco-Sensitive Zone

By K K Aiyamma Taking note of the urbanization leading to sweeping changes in the landscape of Coorg (which forms a part of Western Ghats) –  Coorg Wildlife Society has reiterated their request to declare Coorg as eco-sensitive zone. According to the report in Deccan Herald, the president of the Society, Col.(Retd) C.P.Muthanna, asserted that; River…

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RailRoad coming to Coorg and may reach till Madikeri

 Train at Raja Seat. Image for Representation purpose only. Image: Smerikal By K K Aiyamma Gowda has made a special mention about Mysore-Kushalnagar-Madikeri line, and said the survey had been completed between Mysore and Kushalnagar. “The State government has agreed to share cost of the project… I propose to pursue this project for obtaining requisite…

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Do Armymen and Floriculturists of Coorg need the railway line ?

Image Grab: South Western Railway By K K Aiyamma The Railway Line is back in the news. And some in Coorg have their fingers crossed, hoping that the railway minister and the “son-in-law” of Coorg, D.V.Sadananda Gowda will announce the commissioning of the grand railway line from Mysore to Kushalnagar, the line to “prosperity” and…

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