The DFO, who came with the team to shoot the short film , did not allegedly seek permission to cut the trees.
While Athirappilly will be open only after they have thoroughly checked the COVID safety precautions, it might take a while for those who are planning to take a trip to Malakkappara, the beautiful hill station nestled near the Sholayar forest and Idamalayar Reserve forest.
A debate on whether the Athirappilly hydel project could really materialize. Onmanorama presents views from both sides of the fence. Here, minister AK Balan speaks to Manorama after the Pinarayi Vijayan government gave a no-objection certificate (NOC) to the project.