should we bring GOK underlaw for seriously voilating the delicate ecology in karnataka? sign now

Karnataka state could boast one of the green spots in Indian map. As the poetic description is ''sundaravanagalanade''the land of sandlewood, evergreen forests of westernghats which forms the backbone of our fragile ecosystem of the land. Relentless deforestation in the last decade is tilting this delicate balance away. Thousands and thousands of acres of forest cover have disappeared in the malnad area alone. In the coorg area vast forest cover area are turning to barrenland.Bangalore city once a garden city with lush green has been turned to a concrete jungle. Incidences of airborne diseases are increasing at an alarmingly high level in Bangalore and other major cities of Karnataka due to increasing pollution. Rainfall has suffered a major blow with draught spreading in the heart of malnad area itself.according to a scientific analysis if the present level of ecodamage continues in the westernghats; we might lose river cauvery in another 40 years.
Every 5 years governments role in and out with no sincere effort to preserve our rich biodiversity. In the name of infrastructure development trees are axed day and night in Bangalore and other major cities. Whether it is road widening, corridor project, metrorail, and international airport project one common denominator is tree axing for no apparent reason by ill conceived people in power. It should be the primary responsibility of the democratically elected government to look after the health of the environment we live in. There are always numerous alternative options to pursue than to just axe trees. For instance there has been a high court ruling that unless one has planted 2 saplings and when they have grown for 2 years with sufficient reasons to cut trees then only one could proceed further. But it is so happening that it is the government itself the first culprit to getaway from this rule. Unless an awakening rises from people for our survival of tomorrow, disaster seems to be eminent in our land.
This petition aims to collect mass appeal against the government of Karnataka in failing to protect the biodiversity of our land. It is aimed through public interest litigation to bring the law making government to first mend its house in order protect the larger interest of the people of the state.
Unless we all pledge ''hasire-usiru'' and fight for the nature to survive, nature oneday will not let us live

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Latest Signatures

  • 24 January 2016300. Vinay R
    I support this petition
  • 09 January 2016299. Vijaykumar P
    I support this petition
  • 29 December 2015298. Vipul Figueroa
    I support this petition
  • 23 December 2015297. Vidhyasankar Stafford
    let us bring back the same old greeny greeny bangalore
  • 20 December 2015296. Joseph Vr
    I support this petition
  • 14 December 2015295. Ravi M
    I support this petition
  • 12 December 2015294. Ravi Burton
    Yes. I fully support this petition as it is high time that GOK stop this tree felling and preserve our rich ecology.
  • 12 December 2015293. Chandan Herman
    I support this petition
  • 10 December 2015292. Pooja Rios
    I support this petition
  • 02 December 2015291. Vikramsimhan Case
    where will end us
  • 24 November 2015290. Supriya Norman
    I support this petition
  • 15 November 2015289. Ramesh N
    Yes we must bring GOK under law
  • 11 November 2015288. Chetan Cn
    keep our city green and clean
  • 11 November 2015287. Swathi S
    I support this petition
  • 06 October 2015286. Anusuya R
    Is this not further proof that Karnataka is being invaded by others who don't just care for its beauty? Please think it over?
  • 02 October 2015285. Anuradha Robertson
    I support this petition
  • 25 September 2015284. Sasank Pineda
    I fully agree with you
  • 19 September 2015283. Praveen Ursm
    nothing to we are almost approaching ..........................
  • 17 September 2015282. Mahantesh Mc
    I support this petition
  • 17 September 2015281. Ssswamy Ramsey
    I support this petition
  • 17 September 2015280. Bijoy V
    The greenary and the wilds need to be protected...
  • 02 September 2015279. Chandrashekara Buckley
    Ye swe should protect the western Ghats and the rest of forest in the state
  • 27 August 2015278. Brijesh K
    I support this petition
  • 09 August 2015277. Manish P
    I support this petition
  • 09 August 2015276. Nirmala Mercer
    I support this petition
  • 25 July 2015275. Karthik P
    I support the cause
  • 22 July 2015274. Ram Rollins
    I support this petition

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Aaron AllisonBy:
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Petition target:
Government of Karnataka


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