Honnamana Kere faces encroachment threat

Honnammana kere in Doddamalthe village of Somwarpet is under threat from land encroachers. Honnamana kere is about 16 acres and is the biggest lake in Coorg but recent findings from the revenue department show that around 5 acres of this lake has already been encroached by the public and the rest of it is under threat.

Honnammana Kere is the water source to over 200 acres of agriculture land to nearby villages and the lake never dries up during summer and water is available throughout the year.

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