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The dark side of Urjapradesh

Climate & Biodiversity | Jun 23, 2013

While the debate over an eco-sensitive zone rages, Uttarakhand has not even defined
minimum environmental flows for its rivers.
Uttarakhand is rightly termed the abode of the gods, with its magnificent mountains, pristine forests and awe-inspiring rivers. It is a place sacred in our culture, and millions of tourists and pilgrims pay homage
to its beauty every year.

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