KDASU publicity and information secretary Laishram Imoba said destroying of natural resources and nature should not be called development.
Amid the hardship faced by the people in Tamenglong hit by acute water scarcity, efforts are made to prevent shooting of birds and wild animals to save the rich biodiversity of the region.
Manipur to send Rs 1,340-crore proposal to World Bank to conserve Loktak Lake.
Tamenglong district forest officer Kh Hitler Singh said that forest department alone cannot protect the forest.
A letter written to the minister by former Manipur MP Mani Charenamei states that the ecosystem of the rich biodiversity of the virgin forest has been completely destroyed by anthropogenic agents.
TheManipur High Court said the utilisation of the mentioned amount for afforestation and other forest-related activities should be submitted with breakup details of utilisation of fund.