ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Two Coal Blocks and a Political Story

The controversy surrounding the clearances given to the Mahan and Chhatrasal coal blocks that are located within forested areas in Madhya Pradesh illustrates the continuing tussle between environment and conservation on one side and regulatory trade-offs in the interests of speedier economic growth on the other. It also exposes the conflicting approaches and attitudes within the government.



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