The Kerala State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has directed the Thiruvananthapuram Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) to take steps underneath Section 133 of the Code of Criminal Procedure to take away three trees standing precariously by the roadside in entrance of the home of musician Perumabavoor G. Ravindranath.
Acting on a petition by Mr. Ravindranath, fee chairperson Antony Dominic directed the SDM to use the particular powers vested in him/her to cut the trees in entrance of the home of the vocalist-composer on Moolayil Lane, Sasthamangalam. The transfer comes within the wake of the failure of the Public Works Department (PWD) to take efficient steps to cut the trees regardless of a fee directive.
The fee mentioned it was crucial to forestall the attainable lack of life and property, and it was not proper for the petitioner to wait additional to keep away from the menace.
The PWD knowledgeable the fee that it had written to the Social Forestry wing in search of permission to cut the trees, and as soon as that was acquired, the trees might be cut.
The fee requested the SDM to inform it of the steps taken on this connection by May 15. The case shall be heard once more on May 20, a press release right here mentioned.