Belthangadi :The operation of replanting the forests in Chibidre and Thotattadi villages of Belthangadi taluk by the forest department was completed on Monday evening. As the operation was coming to an end, in the nearby village of Mundaje, there was a massive raid in the forest plantations on Monday night.
In the villages of Chibidre and Thotattadi, there has been a lot of wildfire for the past one month. In most of the villages, lone beetles used to enter the plantations at night, which caused a lot of agricultural damage. To avoid deforestation, the forest department had been conducting an operation to cut forest trees for the last ten days. It was run in two shifts. Last five days ago skilled Anekavadis arrived from Nagarhole and started the operation he was full of strength.
During the first several days of the operation, the team had a constant lone encounter. Once during an operation, an attempt was made to attack the forest operation team found in the forest. But as the operation was getting tight, the operation was terminated on Monday evening as the forest was not seen for four days. A lonely manCrossing the National Highway and the Mrityunjaya River, traces of the forest in another area were found. But after that no forest was found in this area either.
Operation again Although the elephant was not found, the team continued operations from Saturday to Monday evening at various places in the villages, but no sign of the elephant was found.
At this time, Anekavadiga Venkatesh found the wallet containing the cash and ATM card which he had lost when he was preparing to attack the elephant team. Since there was no rain for 5 days, the operation got more speed. DFO Dr. DRFOs Bhavani Shankar, Ravindra Ankalagi, Yathindra, Hariprasad, Patrol Forest Guards Panduranga Kamathi, Santhosh, Sarath Shetty, Ravi, Balakrishna, Vasu under the guidance of RFO Thyagaraj under the guidance of Dinesh Kumar he was accompanied by Nagarhole elephant poets Venkatesh, Omkar, Ganesha, Vishwa and many locals.
Team for Subrahmanya
In the Subramanya zone of Sulya forest sub-division, there has been an increase in forests and a team of skilled Anekavadigars from Nagarhole traveled to Subramanya on Monday evening.
Attack in Mundaje
On Monday night, as the elephant operation was coming to an end, a lone herd ran into a huge ruckus in the Dumbettu environment of Mundaje village. Kaje Venkateswara Bhat’s farm here has 50 groundnut plants, large amount of banana plant, irrigation sprinkler pipe line Nirmala Bhide’s 5 groundnut plant, banana plant, irrigation sprinkler, pipe line, Sachin Bhide’s Kargil forest fence, plants, garden groundnut plant, banana cultivation in huge amount Caused damage. DRFO Hariprasad and staff went to the plantations and inspected.