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Govt officials indifferent over destruction of Batti forests: Thurairajasingam

Govt officials indifferent over destruction of Batti forests: Thurairajasingam

Eastern Province Minister K.Thurairajasigham has stated that the officials of the Forest Department are indifferenet to illegal destruction of forests in the Batticaloa district.

He was speaking at a function held at Illupaddichenai in Chenkalady recently. He alleged that around 5000 hecteres of forest lands are destroyed. He charged that it is strange that these officials who demand that their permission must be sought even to cut a tree in our own lands are indifferent and silent when acres of State forest lands are destroyed.


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