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Union minister Dr Harsh Vardhan vows to protect farmers’ interests in western ghats

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Sep 16, 2017, 1:29 am IST
Updated Sep 16, 2017, 1:29 am IST
The minister also visited tribal hamlets in Mannakkudy. 
Union Minister of Science and Technology Dr Harsh Vardhan
 Union Minister of Science and Technology Dr Harsh Vardhan

Kottayam: Union minister for forest and environment Dr Harsh Vardhan has promised to consider the  demands of the state  while issuing the final notification regarding the protection of the western ghats. He told  reporters after inaugurating a seminar at the Periyar Tiger Reserve( PTR) at Thekkady on Friday that the farmers need not worry as the final notification will be issued only after addressing their demands. 

The centre  will prepare a practical action plan for preventing the attacks against wild animals by the public, he added.  He also expressed happiness and satisfaction over tiger conservation efforts by the state.  The minister also visited tribal hamlets in Mannakkudy. 

 

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