Kerala HC has held that construction of forest lodge, previous permission of Central government is mandatory. Challenging the action of the State Government to construct a forest lodge in the buffer zone of Parambikkulam Wild Life Sanctuary SC held. - Sanction from the Central Government is mandatory [ Jair Raj.A.P. vs The Chief Conservator of Forests and other. ILR 1996(2) Ker 270. K.T.Thomas (Ag.CJ) & S.Sankarasubban (J)]