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Volunteers, supporters and bloggers share their experiences.

  • Feeling the spirit of Mahan

    Blogpost by Aafreen - May 27, 2014 at 14:19

    27 May 2014


    Sitting in the dark, in the field, on the mat, surrounded by tendu leaves left to dry, blanketed by a calm starry night sky, and a sudden flash light on my face breaking my serene moment. "Pehchana? Aafreen hai!" And right then everything wa... Read more >

  • The Volunteer Camp: An Inspiring Experience

    Blogpost by Manoj Tripathi - May 23, 2014 at 13:07

    23 May 2014


    Aah! Another batch of young volunteers – these eyes have become tired from counting the number of people who have been coming to Mahan.

    I wasn't too excited looking at these drowsy and tired kids, slowly settling down at 3 am in the Greenpe... Read more >

  • The Women of Khairahi

    Blogpost by Shashwati Shankar - May 23, 2014 at 12:50

    The arrival of Essar Group's power plant has displaced the homes of several individuals in the Khairahi village in Mahan, Singrauli district. The women of Khairahi have been protesting against the company for over 2 months, in a non-violent manner.

    T... Read more >

  • Mera Bharat Mahan

    Blogpost by Abhishek Acharyya - May 22, 2014 at 12:41

    22 May 2014

    Peaceful Forest Protest in India © Udit kulshrestha / Greenpeace


    We spend 15 most important years of life learning about our country and our world. We learnt how much we Indians care about our nature and how strong rule of law is in our country. But what if it all of this was proved to be wrong?

    We are t... Read more >

  • Destruction in the name of ‘DEVELOPMENT’!

    Blogpost by Sumit Jagtap - May 21, 2014 at 14:48

    21 May 2014

    Peaceful Forest Protest in India © Udit kulshrestha / Greenpeace


    Our journey from Mumbai to Singrauli and back was a memorable journey that I will forever remember. It was not just a journey but a struggle for the protection of the Mahan forest, all of us had one aim, to protect the rights of the people w... Read more >

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