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Over 18 lakh trees to be lost at Panna tiger reserve.

Over 18 lakh trees are to be felled and 6,017 hectares (ha) of forest land—majority of it from Panna tiger reserve—diverted for the Ken-Betwa river link project that would irrigate 6.35 lakh hectares of drought-prone Bundelkhand and provide drinking water to over 13 lakh people in the under-developed region.  see link below to read the report in the Hindustan Times