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Text of the Supreme Court Judgement in matter of T.N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union Of India & Others dated 12/03/2014 regarding the destruction of the tropical rain forest in the Gudalur and Nilgiri areas in violation of the Forest Act, 1927, Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 and Tamil Nadu Hill Stations Preservation of Trees Act and the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of T. N. Godavarman Thirumulkpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/12/1996 regarding the true scope of the Forest Conservation Act, 1980 and the meaning of the word "forest" used therein.