Environmental Groups Call for Ban on Mega Projects in Himalayas

Over 60 environmental groups across India have united to demand a ban on mega infrastructure projects in the Himalayan region. They advocate for mandatory referendums and public consultations for such developments. Emphasis was placed on the impacts of existing projects, democratic decision-making, and strengthening environmental regulations. The plea was conveyed through a five-point charter submitted to political parties ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

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