The Legend of Gaura Devi
Published on : April 7, 2014
Chipko Andolan is known as one of the most famous Himalayan resistance movement for the conservation of the hills. What is little known is the story of the brave women who lit the fire in the hills with her brave and bold decision to confront the armed contractors who had come to cut the forest. Gaura’s tale is a tale of simplicity, courage and deep understanding of the ecological benefits of the hills to humanity.