Chipko movement

In recreation of chipko movement, thousands gather to oppose felling of over 10,000 trees in Uttarakhand

Thousands of locals of Thano, Dehradun, Rishikesh, Bhaniyawala gathered and tied 'Raksha Sutras' to the trees pledging to protect those trees.

published on : 19th October 2020

Chipko in Bengaluru: Locals hug trees to protest axing for Namma Metro project

Citizens hugged the trees, and took pictures, which will be submitted to the government and the high court. Sandalwood actresses Ragini Dwivedi and Sonika Gowda also joined hands with citizens.

published on : 18th June 2020

Locals recreate ‘Chipko Movement’ as hugging drive picks up against felling trees in South Delhi

Citizens from all age groups took to the streets near Sarojini Nagar metro station and scores of them hugged trees near the flats which are to be razed and formed groups around large trees.

published on : 25th June 2018