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Central Information Commission directs MoEF& Karnataka Government to make public information on military-industrial-nuclear complex proposed at Challakere, Chitradurga Dt., Karnataka

Slams and fines Ministry for denying information and misleading public

Press Release : Bangalore : 28 October 2015

Environment Support Group filed a Public Interest Litigation in the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) questioning the decision to develop a massive nuclear-military-industrial complex in the ecologically sensitive Amrit Mahal Kaval grassland ecosystems of Challakere taluk, Chitradurga district, Karnataka arguing that the projects were proposed in comprehensive violation of land use, siting, environmental and wildlife protection laws and also in total se

Doddaullarti Karianna & Hanumantharaya
Amrit Mahal Kaval Hitarakshana Horata Samithi
Doddaullarthi, Challakere Taluk, Chitradurga District, Karnataka.
Tel: Doddaullarthi Karianna: +91-9900954664,
Hanumantharaya: +91-9901084588.
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Leo F. Saldanha & Bhargavi S. Rao
Environment Support Group
1572, 36th Cross, Ring Road
Banashankari II Stage
Bangalore 560070. INDIA
Tel: 91-80-26713559-61
Voice/Fax: 91-80-26713316
esg@esgindia.org
www.esgindia.org
Vinay Sreenivasa
Alternative Law Forum
122/4 Infantry Road, Next to Balaji Art Gallery, Bangalore 560001
Tel: +91 80 2286 8757
contact@altlawforum.org

Challakere Villagers Overcome BARC lies to Reclaim Amrit Mahal Kavals

Movement to Reclaim Kavals led by Amrit Mahal Kaval Hitarakshana Haagu Horata Samithi

Press Release : Bangalore : 25 November 2014

Villagers marching into the Kaval

DRDO, BARC, IISC, ISRO, Sagitaur, etc. violate National Green Tribunal orders to comply with environmental and human rights standards

Challakere Communities Launch Campaign to Reclaim Amrit Mahal Kavals

Press Release : Bangalore : 7 November 2014

Amrit Mahal Kaval Hitarakshana Horata Samithi, Challakere, Chitradurga

 

Press Release : 07 November 2014 : Bangalore

 

Thousands urge Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to save Ahinda communities of Challakere by giving back the AmritMahal Kavals to the people

A Release from Chitradurga Amrit Mahal Kaval Horata Samithi shared by ESG in the wider public interest

Press Release : Bangalore : 3 September 2013

 

JILLA AMRITMAHAL KAVAL HORATA SAMITI, CHITRADURGA
Press Release

September 03, 2013

ESG Report on Challakere Amrit Mahal Kaval Grasslands Submitted to Expert Committee Appointed by National Green Tribunal

Forfeiting Our Commons: A Case for Protecting and Conserving Challakere’s Amrit Mahal Kavals as Livelihoods-Supporting, Biodiversity-Rich and Ecologically-Sensitive Grassland Ecosystems

Press Release : Bangalore : 29 June 2013

PRESS RELEASE : Bangalore : 29 June 2013   Report Submitted to Expert Committee Appointed by National Green Tribunal   “Forfeiting Our Commons: A Case for Protecting and Conserving Challakere’s Amrit Mahal Kavals as Livelihoods-Supporting, Biodiversity-Rich and Ecologically-Sensitive Grassland Ecosystems”   During the years 2009-2010, at least 10,000 acres of precious, biodiversity-rich, grassland ecosystems, protected for centuries as Amrit Mahal Kavals - grazing pastures in Challakere Taluk of Chitradurga District, were diverted by then Deputy Commissioner of Chitradurga, M

National Green Tribunal constitutes Fact Finding Committee based on ESG's Petitions

Committee to examine ecological and environmental impacts of illegal diversion of 10,000 acres of 'Amrit Mahal Kaval' (grasslands designated as forests) for Defense, Nuclear and Industrial projects in Chitradurga, Karnataka

Press Release : Bangalore : 27 March 2013

Challakere Grasslands Landscape

Comply with directions or pay penalty, Ministry of Environment and Forests told by National Green Tribunal (Southern Bench)

Directions issued in petitions filed by Environment Support Group and anr. challenging illegal diversion of Amrit Mahal Kavals to defence, nuclear, industrial, institutional and commercial projects in Challakere

Press Release : Bangalore : 27 September 2013