50 Years of Chipko Movement

GS Paper 1  Syllabus: Women/Environment Movement in Indian Society   Source: DTE  Context: The Chipko movement, which originated in the 1970s in the Himalayan villages of Reni and Mandal, marked its 50th anniversary recently.   What was the Chipko movement? The Chipko movement was a non-violent protest that began in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand …

General Studies-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 49

ARCHIVES 31 October 2014  Post-Independence History 1) Compare and contrast Narmada Bachao Andolan with Chipko Movement. (200 Words) Reference Reference-2 2) Critically examine the various issue that were involved during the Silent Valley Movement. Also explain its significance to conservation of environment and people’s movements in India. (200 Words) Reference-1 Reference-2