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Green warriors raise objection to Raja’s Seat revamp

Madikeri: It is alleged that the district Tourism Department have taken up unscientific developmental works in Raja’s Seat here. The Raja’s Seat is largest tourist attraction of the district as thousands of tourists visit here daily.

But tourism officers says that the number of tourists visiting Raja’s Seat daily has increased and hence to facilitate tourists they have taken up developmental works. But many pro- people organisations in the district have raised objection for the work.

Speaking to The Hans India on Saturday Veeranadu Rakshana Vedike president Harish G Acharya said that since last three years hundreds of people lost lives, property owing to landslide. The expert committee appointed by State government to find reason for landslide

also informed that owing to unscientific works on hillocks caused landslide . The committee also recommended to reduce earth work on hillocks and conversion of lands for commercial purpose. He said despite this the department took up…

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