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Fault Lines in the Draft EIA Notification, 2020

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The advantage of having a rich culture and tradition is that it forms the building blocks of an enlightened society, which can agitate towards the sustenance of that culture in the darkest of times.

India, as a country, has been the birthplace of the concept of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam”—the whole world is one family; it is also the land where gods take the shape of natural resources. The Chipko movement, wherein a whole community stood up against deforestation by hugging trees, remains a form of peaceful social protest that generates pride and belongingness in the hearts of Indians across the subcontinent.

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Updated On : 7th Nov, 2020

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