Tiwi women petition against forest clearing project on grounds of illegal logging and logging on publ이천안마 이천출장마사지ic lands in Rajasthan. Photo: Sushil Kaur/Mint
New Delhi, Dec 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A new letter has been launched by three of the leaders of Korean women’s civil society organisation, Wontong, to the Prime Minister, demanding the removal of the controversial pro여수출장샵posal to clear illegal logging forests in Rajasthan forest.
The letter reads, “If you agree to the request, you should implement the proposal in time” and asks Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop the forest clearing project pending proper and transparent legal hearing at court.”The proposed project was launched by a woman leader of our organization, who was given the task to clear forest from forest lands in Rajasthan, India,” Wontong’s senior representative, Choi Ki-jin said in an interview with Asia Bizwire.
Choi added, “We have called upon the Prime Minister to remove this project as it is illegal and will hurt 부천출장샵the environment. The Prime Minister has to take serious measures to protect our environment. Therefore, it is highly necessary to bring this issue to the right place for resolution.”
For the past few days, Choi said, the forest destruction drive led by the forest board of Rajasthan has been met with fierce protests by the women, who demanded swift and swift action from the government.
The forest board in its latest move, has stated that it is “not interested” in dealing with the complaint of Wontong’s senior representative by Wontong members of community.
Earlier this month, a joint working committee by Rajasthan Forest Department and Indian Forest department was scheduled to discuss the forest rights issue of Kachchhara district in the area of the famous Gondwanath river in the district.
While discussing the forest rights, Gondwanath district’s Chief Environment Officer B S Rastogi was quoted as saying, “The forest and forest rights in Kachchhara district are important. The issue of land rights should be discussed carefully and also in due form. If a specific section of our people don’t like this arrangement of these lands, then the people in the rest of the district are also entitled to demand them.”
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