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Affidavit filed by the District Collector, Pathanamthitta in the matter of Ibrahim Karim Vs State of Kerala & Others.

A case was filed against the construction of Sabariamala Pilgrim Centre Complex in Ranni, Ittiyappara stating that the work site comes under the category of wetland.

At present, the land appears filled and the KSRTC bus stand has been functioning along the southern side of the land, the report said.

Affidavit filed by the Superintending Engineer, Public Works Department, Thiruvananthapuram, Government of Kerala in Original Application No. 128 of 2021 (Ibrahim Karim Vs State of Kerala & Others).

The matter related to construction of a pilgrim centre and Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus station, Ittiyappara, proposed by the Pazhangadi panchayat in Ranni, Pathanamthitta district in 2000.

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