Nature cannot be modified to suit man's whims; seal resorts that divert natural flow of waterfalls in Western Ghats: Madras High Court

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court on Monday directed district authorities to constitute a committee to take action against erring hotels and resorts.
Nilgiri range, Tamil Nadu
Nilgiri range, Tamil Nadu

The Madras High Court recently directed the collectors of five hill districts in Tamil Nadu to constitute a committee to seal private hotels and resorts that illegally divert the natural flow of the several waterfalls in the area to create artificial ones at their own properties [Vinoth R v. Additional Chief Secretary to Government and others].

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