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SC panel member on tribal land in Kerala

Members of the committee appointed by SC to examine environmental issues concerning distribution of land to tribals on Thursday visited Attappady in Palakkad district.



Palakkad (Kerala): Members of the committee
appointed by the Supreme Court to examine environmental issues
concerning distribution of land to tribals on Thursday visited
Attappady in Palakkad district, an important adivasi
settlement in Kerala.

The team, led by the panel chairman P V Jayaprakashan, a
former secretary of Environment and Forest, inspected the
lands earmarked by Kerala Government for distribution
to landless tribals, official sources here.

The team visited several tribal hamlets in Agali and
Puthoor panahcyats and interacted with senior state officials
including Chief Conservator of Forests T M Manoharan.

The committee was constituted to look into the
environmental issues concerning land distribution.

Attappady is on the periphery of the Silent Valley
national park.

The team had visited Wayanad district in Kerala yesterday.

PTI

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