FEATURE-Rare bird, forest protectors clash with India’s clean energy vision

Devdiscourse | February 14, 2022

That was the case for residents of Sangnara village in Gujarat, who last August protested to save a nearby forest the government had leased to four companies for a planned wind farm with 40 turbines. After watching six turbines go up, the villagers, whose families have protected the forest for 500 years, filed a petition with India’s main environment court, the National Green Tribunal, to have the work stopped.