Stop plunder of the forests
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Year after year you read of scorching summers ,less and less rainfall ,more and more farmer suicides especially around the Vidarbha region
you have huge cutout’s extolling the tree planting initiative of 5 million and 10 million plants being put out ( 50 lakh to 1?crore) plants. Wrong species as no indigenous plants are planted .The plants are just showed in and there is no chance of their survival
and on the other side the state is plundering the forests in the name of harvesting and managing forest wealth. Trees are cut mercilessly many of them not even as thick as a mans biceps . Trees that have survived the test of establishing themselves and are in their growing stage are cut just for a few traders and Babu’s to make money. One has to understand how difficult it is to plant a single tree with the growing population and the menace of cattle.Most of the trees are between 10 years and above and have not even achieved partial maturity. And the state is busy chopping them and talk of green initiative ,deepening wells ,canals ,dams and at the same time destroying the mother of all ,Nature
People are proud of having the largest timber auction in Balharsha . It’s a shame to even state this
why cut down forests and spend a fortune planting trees who have no chance to sirvive
what does the state get out of these timber auction after all the graft that goes into this?
A tree saved will bring down temperatures and more rainfall
Trees will hold the rains
why do you want to kill tree which has established itself for 20 /30 years
The state has better means to generate revenue than to plunder forests and then go and plant trees and cry hoarse over farm income and crop failures
Dont be deceived by the greenery you see in the forests roads , the interiors are all being plundered
one only has to drive and see th stacks of timber yards ,govt depos in all the area near the forests and
you wiil come back with a tear and a deep feeling of guilt
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