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Demolition of Ashram in Tungareshwar poses challenge

DNMUM436410 | 5/16/2019 | Author : Virat A Singh | WC :371

Under fire from the recent Supreme Court (SC) order asking the state government to demolish the Balyogi Shri Sadanand Maharaj Ashram inside Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary (TWLS), the forest department, which on multiple occasions had failed to carry out demolitions, claims to be readying a foolproof plan this time around to completely demolish all the illegal structures violating forest act.
The fight against the illegalities of the ashram has been going on since 2004 after Debi Goenka, head of Conservation Act Trust (CAT) first filed an application in the Centrally Empowered Committee (CEC) seeking action against the ashram for several violations including encroaching in forest land. The CEC, in 2009, even recommended demolitions of
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