‘Set up special courts for forest, wildlife crimes in every district’
A Madurai-based activist filed a public interest litigation petition before the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court seeking a direction to the Centre and the State to establish special courts in every district of the State to deal with forest and wildlife crimes.
Congress legislator Sunny Joseph, who moved an adjournment motion to discuss the threat, accused the government of remaining inert to the plight of 30 lakh people living in fear in the periphery of 23 protected forests
PMK president Anbumani Ramadoss accused T.N. CM M.K. Stalin of adopting opposite stands when it came to farmers’ welfare; he said the proposed land acquisition move by NLCIL would badly impact farmers in Cuddalore district