Eco zone

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Print edition : March 06, 2015

June 18, 2013: The devastation around the Kedarnath Temple caused by the floods. Photo: AFP

Chief Minister Harish Rawat with Prime Minister Modi after the Governing Council meeting of the NITI Aayog in New Delhi on February 8. Photo: PTI

The Uttarakhand government has been urging the Centre to withdraw a December 2012 notification that declared a 100-km stretch between Gomukh and Uttarkashi an eco-sensitive zone, on the plea that it hampers development.
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