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What Was Chipko Movement? - Political Science

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What was Chipko movement?

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A well-known movement was started in two to three villages in Uttarakhand. The villagers protested against the practices of commercial logging which the government had permitted to a sports manufacturer. They protested against the government by hugging trees to prevent them from being cut down. These protests marked the beginning of a world famous environmental movement in India known as the Chipko Movement.

Concept: Environment and Development - Affected People'S Movements
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