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UDF hartal in Idukki over Kasturirangan report

Press Trust of India  |  Idukki 

Congress-led opposition in has called for a 12-hour hartal in the district tomorrow in protest against the approach of government towards the Kasturirangan report on the preservation and protection of Western Ghats.

The leaders alleged that state governmemnt had submitted an affidavit in high stating that 123 villages in Westernghats lay completely within the Ecologicaly fragile areas.


The hartal would be from 6 am to 6 pm, leaders said.

Three villages in neighbouring Kottayam district Poonjar, Kootyikkkal and Peekoyi would also be observing hartal, they said.

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First Published: Fri, October 14 2016. 18:59 IST
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