Home Conservation News High Court Upholds Elephants’ Right Of Passage In Nilgiris; Orders Demolition Of Commercial Establishments In Elephant Corridors

High Court Upholds Elephants’ Right Of Passage In Nilgiris; Orders Demolition Of Commercial Establishments In Elephant Corridors

High Court Upholds Elephants’ Right Of Passage In Nilgiris; Orders Demolition Of Commercial Establishments In Elephant Corridors

December 8, 2009, Chennai: The Madras High Court has banned all construction activities in the proposed elephant corridors covering all bottlenecks connecting Segur Plateau and Mudumalai Tiger Reserve – part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve – in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. 

 

Strongly favouring the ‘rights of passage’ of wild elephants, the court also ordered demolition of all illegal commercial ventures within the corridors.

 

For further details log on to: http://www.wti.org.in/current-news/091208_high_court_upholds_elephants_right_of_passage_in_nilgiris.html

 

 

 

     
     
     

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