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Ettina Bhuja: Dissent restricts marathon to non-forest area

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Chikkamagaluru: A marathon, which was a private initiative held on Saturday November 27, and in its route included Ettina Bhuja reserve forest area was strictly restricted to non-reserve forest area. The marathon had been opposed by the locals and environmentalists here vehemently when the information of Ettina Bhuja area being involved in its route came to light.

It is said that following complaints, the officials took stern measures. The forest area was cordoned off with wire fencing, thus preventing the entry.

Further, the locals, and environmentalists have now demanded to curb unrestricted tourist activities that has been causing disturbance to wildlife here.

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