1061-8 - Young Indian men bathing in the river flaunting the Environmental rules beside them. Next to the HQ in Mudumalai Wildlife sanctuary/National park/tiger reserve/ biosphere reserve in Tamil Nadu India. more info: conflicts arise where villages are allowed to develop inside protected areas. There is still a lot of wildlife here but a sizable settlement is appearing around the visitor centre with large scale use of the river as laundry, rubbish dump etc. If laws are not enforced they have no value.