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Breeding of African catfish continues in Kolar despite ban – The Hindu

Members of Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS) on Tuesday staged a protest in front of Deputy Commissioner’s office demanding complete implementation of the ban on breeding of African catfish in the district.As a mark of protest against authorities concerned, the functionaries took the African catfish to the protest venue.The African catfish is not eco-friendly, it causes ecological imbalance and not fit for human consumption, KRRS district convenerK. Srinivasa Gowda said.

Source: Breeding of African catfish continues in Kolar despite ban – The Hindu

MLA seeks action against illegal granite mining – The Hindu

K.S. Puttannaiah, Sarvodaya Karnataka Party MLA, on Wednesday urged the State government to initiate immediate and stringent action against the alleged illegal granite mining activities happening unabated in Pandavapura taluk of the district.Speaking to presspersons here, Mr. Puttannaiah, who is also a senior Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha leader, alleged that the people engaged in illegal stone mining in the vicinity of Honaganahalli and Chinakurali have been evading royalty to the government causing a huge loss to the State exchequer.

Source: MLA seeks action against illegal granite mining – The Hindu

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