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‘Common man will be spared of hardships’
| 31 December, 2013

Thiruvananthapuram, 30 December: Sharing concern of farmers, Defence Minister, Mr A K Antony today said common man would not be made to suffer while implementing the Western Ghats conservation measures recommended by the K Kasturirangan committee. Mr Antony made the assurance to representatives of the “Jana Rakshana Samiti” from Thamarassery in Kozhikode who called on him to voice their apprehensions over the issue.
Samiti leaders told reporters that Antony had assured them that common man would be spared of hardships while implementing measures proposed by the panel for conservation of the Western Ghats, a biodiversity hot spot facing serious environmental degradation.    PTI

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