Challakere is a small town in the North of Karnataka, in Chitradurga district. There is a contiguous grassland of about 15,000 acres in this place which is better known as Amrit Mahal (a indigineous variety of cattle) Kaval (grassland). This highly productive grassland which sustains nearly 70 villages around are being diverted illegally….
The session will largely help in understanding- Why no one is talking about Challakere? An enquiry into the diversion of Amrit Mahal Kavals for massive- industrial-nuclear complex…..
The session will have presentation by Environment Support Group, an organisation fighting for the rights of these pastoral communities
Session difficulty level: Intro/101
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