TURAHALLI FOREST –BANGALORE URBAN DISTRICT
The only remaning lungspace for the starved city of bengaluru
It is Spread across 800 acres, Turahalli State Forest is one of the last remaining forest lands in Bengaluru urban district. It is a shrub forest and home to local wildlife.
It was notified as a state forest in 1935 by the then Maharaja of Mysore.
It is alleged that some powerful elements have encroached the forest land and the investigation is on.
Abnormal development of surrounding areas has taken place, with builders promising a ‘forest view’ that has choked the forest.