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Campaign against Cauvery statue, Disneyland at KRS

Jhatkaa, an organisation, has launched an online campaign ‘Karnataka doesn’t need a statue: Say no to Cauvery statue’. As many as 5,845 people have already signed the petition addressed to Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy.

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‘Stop widening NH4A’: Why activists are opposing expansion of Karnataka-Goa highway

Jhatkaa.org, a non-profit organisation campaigning for various issues including the environment, has started an online petition addressed to the state Forest Minister. Within a week, the petition has gained momentum with 500 people speaking in support of the campaign. The Jhatkaa petition points out, “Our sustenance on agriculture in these areas are primarily due to these forests. Diversion of forest would mean lesser water security in the coming years, drastically affecting farming and increasing man-animal conflicts.”

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In a first, giant billboards promote LGBTI acceptance in India

In a first for India, advocacy groups erected giant billboards promoting LGBTI acceptance in the capital, Delhi, last month. Local rights group Jhatkaa and equality campaigners All Out organized the advertisements above a metro station in in Delhi’s Connaught Place.

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Send Bannerghatta: Over 12,000 people send their objections to the Ministry of environment

United Bangalore and Jhatkaa two launched two separate online campaigns to rally support to save Bannerghatta.

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Over 45,000 citizens sign petitions against ESZ reduction

On Act Alert, another online petition website, the campaign by Jhatkaa.org has nearly 11,500 signatories.

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Protest wave against bigoted new Trans law in India

German newspaper Blu covers Jhatkaa.org's viral campaign to #StopTransBill2018.

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This billboard message on LGBT rights in Delhi was lost in censorship

Jhatkaa.org launched a first-of-its-kind billboard campaign to generate public awareness and greater acceptance of diverse sexual identities.

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When our forests lose out to jungle raj

Since the new proposal on the eco-sensitive zone, a PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging it and United Bengaluru and Jhatkaa.org have started an online petition against it.

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For The First Time In Three Years, An Indian Bison Was Spotted In Bannerghatta National Park, Even Elephants Are Back!

Two separate online campaigns launched by United Bengaluru and Jhatkaa are trying to rally support to save Bannerghatta.

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Political will lacking to tackle Bengaluru’s water crisis, says V Balasubramaniam

With just a day left to file objections against the revised draft notification by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change that proposes to reduce the eco-sensitive zone around the Bannerghatta National Park, Change.org and Jhatkaa.org received around 15,000 and 11,000 signatures from the concerned citizens.

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Conservationists oppose reduction of eco-sensitive zone around Bannerghatta National Park

On November 29, India Today TV had reported on how a campaign to save the Bannerghatta forest had gathered momentum with online petitions launched by non-profit organisation United Bengaluru and citizen campaigning portal Jhatkaa.org, have garnered thousands of responses.

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Discovery of deer carcass near Bannerghatta National Park sets off alarm bells

Similarly, an online petition endorsed by the social activism portal Jhatkaa.org has received over 9,100 signatures. Citizens have till the end of December to register their objections or send comments.