MHA report links Niyamgiri Suraksha Samiti of Dongria Kondh adivasis with ‘Maoists’

Petition to President of India to direct MHA to expunge such disturbing and wholly unacceptable claims of MHA

Press Release : Bangalore : 19 April 2017

Petition to President of India expressing concern regarding MHA report disturbingly linking Niyamgiri Suraksha Samiti of Dongria Kondh adivasis with ‘Maoists’



Dear All,

BBMP Proposals for Mass Felling of Trees Illegal, in Contempt of Court

BBMP Tree Officer Notice calling for Public Comments has to be withdrawn

Press Release : Bangalore : 10 February 2017
Jayamahal Road Tree line

Jayamahal Tree Felling Illegal, in Contempt of Court

The same law applies to Steel Flyover and other Infrastructure projects as well


Jayamahal Road Treeline

Wetland Rules 2016 promote undemocratic conservation and management of wetland ecosystems

Comprehensive destruction of Wetlands is likely if the Rules are enacted

Press Release : Bangalore : 7 June 2016




Mr. Prakash Javadekar

Hon'ble Minister of State for Environment, Forests & Climate Change

Government of India

Scrap this Club of Rich and Famous!

Government Must Establish and Make Functional District/Metropolitan Planning Committees and Ward Committees in all cities of Karnataka

Press Release : Bangalore : 13 May 2016

Progressive Groups Demand Scrapping of Bangalore Blue-print Action Group


Press Release - Public Hearing to review proposed Tree Felling for Phase II of Bangalore Metro, cancelled for the third time

Press Release : Bangalore : 11 March 2016

Public Hearing to review proposed Tree Felling for Phase II of Bangalore Metro, cancelled for the third time

Metro Officials come unprepared, again, as BBMP Forest Wing says it has no resources to perform its statutory review and regulatory functions

Bangalore Metro's efforts to secure ritual clearance for felling 300 trees fails: Legally infirm Public Hearing called by BBMP Tree Officer cancelled

Its NOT only about trees. It's about upholding the Honour of the Court, about making Democracy work

Press Release : Bangalore : 24 November 2015

Child protesting illegal felling of trees for Blore Metro



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.
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
Vinay Sreenivasa
Alternative Law Forum
122/4 Infantry Road, Next to Balaji Art Gallery, Bangalore 560001
Tel: +91 80 2286 8757

Amrit Mahal Kaval Hitarakshana Horata Samithi presents "Beerappa's Angst" & "Beerappana Tallana"

A short documentary film on the struggle of agrarian, artisanal and pastoral communities to save grassland ecosystems in Challakere

31 August, 2015




Karnataka High Court dismisses PIL demanding planned improvement of roads in Bangalore

Eight year old PIL seeking to protect lakhs of trees and rights of thousands of urban residents, dismissed in minutes

Press Release : Bangalore : 8 June 2015

The Principal Bench of the High Court of Karnataka constituted by Acting Chief Justice Mr. Subhro Kamal Mukherjee and Justice Mr. Ram Mohan Reddy dismissed today W.P.