Munnar Faces Grave Danger, Says Central Minister’s Report

New Delhi: Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution C.R. Chaudhary has submitted a report to the Prime Minister stating that tourists’paradise Munnar is in dire straits now.

It’s also perturbing that the greenery in the hill station is dwindling, adds the report. The Minister prepared the report after visiting the tourist place. He has also handed over the report to the Home Minister, Rajnath Singh.

During his visit to Munnar, Chaudhary had told that he would submit a report to the Premier regarding the illegal constructions and encroachments in the hill station.

Since it’s an eco-sensitive place, the big buildings on the encroached lands would cause mishaps in the future.

There are regions in Munnar where chances of the occurrence of natural disasters like land sliding and rock falling. The Minister said that encroachment by any political party is illegal and it’s the duty of the State government to stop it.

Chaudhary reached for inspection at Munnar following the submission of a detailed report by BJP State President Kummanam Rajasekharan after visiting the tourist destination recently.

The Minister also visited the encroachments at Chithirapuram and Pallivasal areas and the party villages, which are on the encroached lands.