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Amaravati Threatens to March on Kondapalli

The Government of Andhra Pradesh is awaiting clearance from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change to divert 124 square kilometres of forestland to build Amaravati capital city region. What is the procedure to divert forestlands? What will be the consequences on communities dependent on the forest? Have other cities in India been built on forestland? What is the ecological value of the forestlands in question?
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