49 Mining leases in Karnataka facing a threat of cancellation

49 Mining leases in Bellary, Chitradurga and Tumkur districts of Karnataka have been found to be done in violation of Forest (Conservation) Act. The Central Empowered Committee has finally submitted its report and found these leases illegal. It is now certain that these leases may be cancelled.

ISC members may express their opinion on the issue of illegal mining in Karnataka and its impact on the present government.