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  • Nitish Kumar visits solar village of Dharnai!

    Blogpost by Pujarini Sen - August 4, 2014 at 21:06

     

     

    04 August 2014

    Former Chief Minister of Bihar, and eminent JDU member, Nitish Kumar interacting with senior campaigner renewable energy, Manish Ram. Nitish Kumar visited Dharnai on 4th August 2014, to see the solar microgrid set up by Greenpeace India (c) Prashant Ravi Read more >

     

    The small village of Dharnai was firmly in focus today, as eminent JDU leader and former Chief Minister of Bihar, NitishKumar visited the small village to witness first hand Greenpeace's decentralised renewable energy project there. Th...

  • All You Wanted To Know About The Gram Sabha

    Blogpost by Sridevi Padmanabhan - July 31, 2014 at 17:22

     

    31 July 2014

    Peaceful Forest Protest in India © Udit kulshrestha / Greenpeace

     

    What is a Gram Sabha?

    The Gram Sabha (elected every five years) is a meeting of all adults who live in the area covered by a panchayat. Anyone who is 18 years old or more and who has the right to vote is a member of the Gram Sabha.

    What i... Read more >

  • First-Hand Account of Crackdown & Arrest of Activists

    Blogpost by Vivek Goyal - July 30, 2014 at 15:01

    30 July 2014

    Peaceful Forest Protest in India © Udit kulshrestha / Greenpeace

     

    It was a serious case of déjà vu! The knocks on the door of the guesthouse after midnight began just like the last time on May 8 when police barged in to arrest my Greenpeace colleagues on false pretexts.

    This time around there were five ac... Read more >

  • Changing the status quo in Dharnai!

    Blogpost by Avik Roy - July 28, 2014 at 13:46

    28 July 2014

    Woman in Dharnai Village in India © Vivek M / Greenpeace

     

    It is inspiring when you see happiness touching every aspect of life in front of you. One tends to feel accomplished to be a part of the carnival of human emotions. Something similar happened when I travelled to Dharnai last week to particip... Read more >

  • For Dharnai Youth, Solar Fires Up Passion, Local Pride

    Blogpost by Somdatta Sengupta - July 21, 2014 at 12:11

    Growing up in an era of darkness, Santan dared not believe that things could change for the better, until one day it finally did!

    By Somdatta Sengupta

    Dharnai, Bihar — Santan Kumar, 19, is shy, likes to keep to himself and a young man of few words. ... Read more >

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