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Naduvattam attracts tourists and litter too

Tourists standing on the parapet wall of a bridge at Agasapalam near Naduvattam on the Udhagamandalam-Gudalur National Highway in The Nilgiris.- Photo:M.Sathyamoorthy

Tourists standing on the parapet wall of a bridge at Agasapalam near Naduvattam on the Udhagamandalam-Gudalur National Highway in The Nilgiris.- Photo:M.Sathyamoorthy  

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Tourists put their lives in danger and also pollute the forests at Agasapalam near Naduvattam on the Ooty – Gudalur National Highway in The Nilgiris.

The wayside waterfalls in Naduvattam is a tourist attraction.

Safety threat

The youth climb on the parapet walls of the highway to take pictures of the falls, posing a threat to their personal safety. On the other hand, tourists litter the area near the waterfalls leaving a lasting impact of pollution downstream. District Forest Officer C. Badrasami said that forest personnel would look into the issue and take necessary efforts to ensure that the forest is not polluted.



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