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On 27th April, Maharashtra will rewrite history. You are invited to stand witness

On that day, bamboo, a hugely contested product of India’s forests, will attain its liberation. Mendha Lekha in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district will become the first village in India to exercise its community right to harvest bamboo under the Forest Rights Act (FRA). In the presence of Jairam Ramesh, Union environment and forests minister and Prithviraj Chavan, chief minister of Maharashtra. Thousands of villages across the country are waiting to follow Mendha’s example. (...) read

date of on-line publication : 5 May 2011

BHAT Sairam

Civil, but criminal

> India Together, Nov 2004 (...)

"Laws to protect the environment cannot follow a simple prohibition model; what is needed instead is an elaborate scheme of regulation and licensing, following rules designed to promote fairness and efficiency." Here the author outlines the differences between the two legal approaches to protecting the natural environment.  read

date of on-line publication : 4 January 2006

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