There is heavy digging and destruction of the ecologically-important wetland habitat in Sonnapura, near Bannikuppe, just east of Chikkaballapur town in Karnataka. Two JCBs (diggers) are working in the area.
The exact location can be accessed here.
Several concerned citizens wrote to the district administration and the forest department immediately. The memo is attached on the right and is downloadable.
It seems the digging is for a park with walking / jogging track, a water body and boating, and a … Read More