Karanataka Legislature passed a resolution opposing the World Heritage Tag for Western Ghats
In for a rude shock after UNESCO declared that certain contagious places in Western Ghats(from Gujarat to Kerala) are World Heritage Site, the political representatives in Coorg have called a bandh on July 12th to oppose its inclusion of the chosen 4 nature reserves from Coorg. Read More
Karnataka Forest Minister C.H. Vijayashankar (R) speaking to Media in Kodagu. File Photo.
Reactions are pouring in towards Karantaka Government’s plan to reject the proposal to include Western Ghats as World Hertiage Site by UNESCO.
The Forest Minister even refered to UNESCO as a “Foreign Agency” and compared it to East India Company. Read More
Lion Tailed Macaque is one of endangered species found in Western Ghats. Image:By Kalyanvarma via Wikimedia Commons
The State Govt has decided to reject the proposal of UNESCO to allow certain contagious areas in Western Ghats to be nominated as UNESCO World Heritage site. The state govt is going to write to the center refusing UNESCO the permission for the same. Read More
The visit, of the CM, to Kodagu has raised the hopes of the residents. The Chief Minister, has promised to release the amount earmarked for the ‘General Thimmaiah Memorial’, and I do hope, this will result in “Sunny Side” being converted into a Memorial worthy of the great man himself. Read MoreRead More...