Plea in Supreme Court challenges Gadgil, Kasturirangan committee reports, MoEF draft notification on Western Ghats

The recommendations under challenge will lead to agriculture being banned, which will affect the lives of lakhs of Kerala residents, especially of those living in these designated protected areas, the plea claims.
Plea in Supreme Court challenges Gadgil, Kasturirangan committee reports, MoEF draft notification on Western Ghats
Western Ghats and Supreme Court

A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of the draft notification issued by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) concerning demarcation of 56,825 square kilometres as Western Ghats Ecologically Sensitive Area (ESA).

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