Saving Yamuna: activists face a double whammy3 min read 23 Mar 2016, 12:44 AM IST
Why is raising your voice against the destruction of trees, forest or wetlands considered as going against the interests of the state or for that matter religion?
As the Yamuna recovers from the footfall of more than a million people meditating on its floodplains, there are consequences to face not just for the ecosystem but for those who raised their voice against the event. Both Ritwick Dutta, an environment lawyer, and petitioner Manoj Mishra, on whose behalf he argued the case, are now on the radar of state surveillance officers, this columnist has learnt.
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