Chipko Movement: Uttarakhand Women's Bid to Save Forest Wealth
On Chipko andolan, movement against the tree-felling in the Himalayan forests of the Uttarakhand region, Uttar Pradesh, organised by the Dashauli Gram Swarajya Sangh in 1973.
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