Orang Asli oppose ECRL cutting through Kuala Langat Forest Reserve, village grounds

Annabelle Lee

Modified 21 Feb 2020, 8:23 am

The proposed alignment for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) is set to cut through the Kuala Langat (North) Forest Reserve.

This is the same protected forest that the Selangor Forestry Department plans to degazette for development.

An Orang Asli village tells Malaysiakini that the train tracks will also cut through their farmlands and is opposing the mega infrastructure project.

ECRL owner Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL), however, has disputed the village’s claim....

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