Nilgiri Tribals Tense As Trekkers Trash Priceless Rock Art
The Hindu|June 03, 2019
Nilgiri Tribals Tense As Trekkers Trash Priceless Rock Art

Govt. has done little to stop illegal tourism from defacing the 5,000-year-old drawings at Karikiyoor

Rohan Premkumar

The rock paintings in Karikiyoor at Kil Kotagiri in the Nilgiri forests have withstood the forces of nature for some 5,000 years, but in just the last few years, close to 40% of the paintings have been destroyed by trekkers, tourists, and vandals.

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June 03, 2019