ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Rohtang Tunnel and Its Consequences in Lahaul and Spiti

Lahaul and Spiti, a remote district in the north-western Himalayas, is on the brink of a major socio-economic transformation due to the construction of the Rohtang tunnel. While this tunnel is highly significant for the influx of people, ideas and technology that it will usher in, it has serious consequences for life in the valley, altering both the society and the environment in notable ways and raising several issues that need to be addressed urgently.
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