SEA OF REGULATIONS – PROTECTING THE COASTAL COMMONS IN INDIA (Analysis) – Part II

By Ms. Meera Gopal* This second part of the series on the law on coastal commons in India looks at the agencies involved in the protection of the coast and the status of enforcement and implementation of the CRZ Notification and whether the regulation has been able to achieve its high objectives. As mentioned in … Continue reading SEA OF REGULATIONS – PROTECTING THE COASTAL COMMONS IN INDIA (Analysis) – Part II

SEA OF REGULATIONS – PROTECTING THE COASTAL COMMONS IN INDIA (Analysis) – Part I

By Ms. Meera Gopal* In 1981, the then Prime Minister of India, Mrs. Indira Gandhi wrote a very impassioned letter to all the Chief Ministers of the coastal states with an earnest request to protect the coast and the beaches which had “aesthetic and environmental value as well as other uses”[1] India has a large … Continue reading SEA OF REGULATIONS – PROTECTING THE COASTAL COMMONS IN INDIA (Analysis) – Part I