Will Tamil Nadu preservation of private forests act be amended?

By SimpliCity News Team

Jun 13, 2018 10:21 PM

Chennai : Minister of Forests of Tamil Nadu Dindigul Srinivasan has announced that the State Government was reviewing the Tamil Nadu Private Forest Act 1949, to make amendments in it.

The Minister was replying to the question on private forests in the assembly and the question was raised by Gudalur MLA Dravida Mani.

Dravida Mani asked the Government to consider making changes in the act as farmers on Kanyakumari were not able to either buy or sell 60 per cent of the lands there.

Replying to the question, Srinivasan said the Government was discussing on the issue in order to make changes in the act.

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