Giving away greenery

Giving away greenery

The heartland of a reserve forest in Moulvibazar is in the process of being leased out to a private company for tea plantation.      

Several companies were vying for a lease of the 2,174.35 acres of land, disputed between the local Forest Department and administration following a controversial survey decision and subsequent filing of a case with the Land Survey Tribunal.

But one leading tea producer managed to get a green signal from the PMO with the condition of case disposal.

Forest officials and green activists squarely put the blame on local offices concerned for misleading the highest office,

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