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  • 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 >

  • Destruction in the name of ‘DEVELOPMENT’!

    Blogpost by Sumit Jagtap - May 21, 2014 at 16:48

    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 >

  • Dreams in Mahan: Unraveling the minds of four young boys

    Blogpost by Shashwati Shankar - May 21, 2014 at 16:02

    When your days are spent away at boarding school and you return home for the summer holidays in the seemingly glorious Mahan forest; one wonders what life would seem like to you. Some of them are far too young to have left home for boarding school, wh... Read more >

  • Join the National Day of Action for Mahan’s forests

    Blogpost by Prachi Mishra - May 17, 2014 at 15:44

    17 May 2014


    'Saara Bharat MAHAN', thats what comes to my mind when I think of the National Day of Action (NDA). This solidarity includes not only Indian metro cities but far flung places like Budgam, Leh and Imphal. Then, there are foreign countries lik... Read more >

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