Aravallis being gobbled up by land developers

by Paul Joseph on February 9, 2013 · 0 comments

Two decades ago when Sunil’s parents sold off 25 acres of their family’s share of land in the Mangar forests of Faridabad, they and other villagers thought the buyers were fools to buy it up because they were assured that they could continue to use it for grazing cattle and firewood. Today, 25-year-old polio-stricken Sunil has dropped all his other dreams and moves with lightning speed on his crutch, across the forest, in government offices and with fellow activists “to save the forests from a determined State government that wants to open it for colonisation.” What he does not know is that it is not only his village and its

[via India Properties – Real Estate India – Indian Property News Site]

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