Oct 11, 2013

India: Leopard burned alive in Uttarkhand

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Sent: Friday, October 11, 2013 9:19 AM
Subject: Leopard burned alive in Uttarkhand, India!

1. Shri Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India
Tel: +91-11-23012312
Fax: +91-11-23016857

2. Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan, Minister of State (Independent Charge) - Ministry of Environment and Forests
Tel: +91-11-24361727
Fax: +91-11-24362222

3. Dr. V Rajagopalan, Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests
Tel: +91-11-24360721
Fax: +91 11 24362746

4. Shri Vijay Bahuguna, Chief Minister of Uttarakhand
Ph: +91-135-2752144 / 2750344
Fax: +91-135-2751545

Dear Sir,

You have already taken most of their land and driven them out of their homes.

You have driven them to starvation and desperation. Your highways have cut through the ecological balance of bio-environments, isolating each side.

Your cities are built by chopping down forests so we can build our skyscrapers and continue to pollute our own breathing with carbon monoxide.

Your industries have cut further into our forests, for farming and wood.

It is imperative that some action be taken against the forest officials and police officers who stood by and allowed this to happen.
Here you can find information about the people involved : http://www.beyondclix.com/files/Uttarkhand%20RTI%20Files.zip
You may also see a video of the event showing those people involved here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tuY7vcV1Jjw

You need to make sure law enforcers across the country never allow something like this again.
In addition, the local panchayat or collector must issue a public warning to those villagers, and make a public statement in the media about what happened and what actions were taken to render justice.


Chantal Buslot