Why has the creation of eco-sensitive zones provoked protests?

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Environment and Conservation   Source: TH   Direction: The article covers Ecologically sensitive zones (ESZ) and the issues related to the ESZ.    Context: The creation of the Ecologically sensitive zones (ESZ) has sparked protests in Kerala and can be a hint of what is likely to occur in other parts …

PESA Act:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered:  Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Context: Hundreds of kendu leaf pluckers, binders and workers recently staged a demonstration in Sambalpur, Odisha demanding the abolition of GST on kendu leaves.   What’s the issue? A GST of …

PESA Act:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Context: One Day National Conference was organized on the Provisions of the Panchayats (Extension to the Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996 (PESA) to celebrate 25th year of PESA Act, as part of Azadi …