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Embracing a mission
Hundreds of years ago, in the village of Khejarli in Rajasthan, an ordinary woman sacrificed her life to prevent the felling of trees to be used to build a king's palace.
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The late 15th century was an unusual period in Indian history. This was a period which saw the birth of a ...
Govt plans national awards for environment protectors
JAIPUR: The ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) will institute national awards in the names of Amrita Devi and Gaura Devi, two women considered pioneers of India's environmental conservation movement. Incidentally ...
'Trees shape history and culture of nation'
A massacre in 1730, called Khejarli massacre, where 363 people were killed was a fore-runner to the modern day Chipko movement.
Centurion Shami tree survives in Shaniwar peth
On a fateful 10th day of Bhadrapad in 1730, Maharaja Abhaysingh of Jodhpur sent men to cut Khejari trees in Khejarli village. A lot of firewood was needed to produce lime for the new royal palace.

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