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Answer the following question in 25 to 30 words.Describe the Chipko movement. - History and Political Science

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Answer the following question in 25 to 30 words.
Describe the Chipko movement.

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The Chipko movement was started in 1973 for the protection of forests in the foothills of the Himalayas. Women took active participation in the movement following the strategy of holding hands and encircling each tree.

Chandiprasad Bhat and Sunderlal Bahuguna had begun development to forestall this.

Ladies followed the methodology of clasping hands and surrounding each tree. As their technique comprised of securing the tree by grasping it, the development came to be known as the Chipko development.

Concept: Empowerment of Women
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Balbharati Social Science History and Political Science 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 1.06 Empowerment of Women and other Weaker Sections
Answer the following questions | Q 1 | Page 36
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