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Volunteers, supporters and bloggers share their experiences.

  • Bring in the sun to protect Mahan and India’s forests from coal mining

    Blogpost by Abhishek Acharyya - May 30, 2014 at 19:07

    30 May 2014

    Solar Therman Station on Hospital in New Delhi © Greenpeace / Sudhanshu Malhotra


    It was the last time I saw the sun rise in Budher. When I woke up that day, I just could not control my tears. Next day I was going to be hundreds of miles away in Sonar Bangla from where I would see the sun rise from a train window racing t... Read more >

  • The fight for Mahan will continue till the end

    Blogpost by Prasad Mahadar - May 29, 2014 at 15:20

    29 May 2014


    While I was in the fundraising department back in the city, Mahan was like a half-truth to me. When I got the opportunity from Greenpeace to go to Mahan, I realized that I would be able to know the whole truth about the story that we hear ab... Read more >

  • 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 >

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