Villagers seek action against illegal sand mining, India

Villagers seek action against illegal sand mining, India

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Truck loads of sand is extracted off the basins of these rain fed rivers along the coast of Mangalore every day…Complete manual process as you can see here… Captions and Photo source: ©© Karantha
The Phalguni River has its origins in the Western Ghats, which drains its itself in the Arabian Sea at Mangalore.

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Members of dalit communities from Kuppepadavu near Mangalore, state of Karnataka, alleged that illegal sand mining is rampant on Phalguni river bed.

Villagers brought to the notice of city police that illegal sand mining is being carried out using about eight excavator machines on the river bed…

Read Full Article, The Times Of India

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