Is this rule an unwritten rule or is it a proper legal law of sorts?
If photography is legally banned, then all these photographs would be
technically in violation of the law right?
Sent from the touchscreen equivalent of a Nokia 1100, pardon the sender.
On Aug 31, 2013 7:35 PM, "L. Shyamal" <lshya...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I was told some years ago that a forest minister had passed a rule that no
> photography was to be allowed in any forest areas in Kerala. Any forest in
> that including Reserve Forests, in which one is *even* allowed to graze
> cattle, collect firewood and minor forest produce. I was just trying to
> look up this and found a newspaper article on the topic. That ban was
> apparently introduced because of a certain wildlife photographer refused to
> provide photographs to the Kerala Forest Deparment for their use.
> Reading that news again with fresh insight suggests that the wildlife
> photographer in question was in fact N.A. Nazeer! Perhaps he or someone
> ought to inform the Kerala Forest Department of Wikimedia Commons..
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