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The Chipko Movement, Offshoot Of Gandhian Passive Resistance, Saved Alaknanda Valley’s Forest Cover

March 26, 2018, marks the 45th anniversary of the Chipko movement. This is the movement that is hailed as a turning point in the conservation of forests in India. Google befittingly commemorated this movement by placing a colourful doodle on its homepage that depicted four women encircling a tree in a human chain. The Chipko …