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Volunteers, supporters and bloggers share their experiences.

  • A life changing experience in Mahan

    Blogpost by Pyaare Lal Panika - May 28, 2014 at 16:52

    02 June 2014

    Peaceful Forest Protest in India © Greenpeace


    My name is Pyaare Lal Panika, driver of M.P 66C08A6 Bolero from Gram Raj Milan. My journey started on 12th April, 2014 when my Bolero was rented by the Greenpeace office and I was called to Waidhan. I didn't anticipate the kind of experience... Read more >

  • Feeling the spirit of Mahan

    Blogpost by Aafreen - May 27, 2014 at 16:19

    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 15:07

    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 14:50

    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 14:41

    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 >

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