From 13,500 acres in 1972, the Pallikaranai marshland has shrunk to a mere 1,500 acres due to rampant encroachment and continuous dumping of municipal waste. While the Corporation plans to biomine the area to restore the wetland, citizen activists are pinning hopes on Ramsar recognition for the site.
The noise from uncontrolled use of crackers can truly be a nuisance spoiling your Deepavali. But did you know that there is a law that doesn’t permit continuous cracker bursting or intolerable levels of noise from public events? Stay informed about what you can do to combat the menace of noise pollution.