Questioning Exclusivity of Mt. Koubru

Debates and conflicts are raging over attempts to declare the sacred mountain in Manipur as a ‘protected site’ By Thongkholal Haokip The Statesman, 3 May 2021. The politics of forest reservation, protected forests and wildlife sanctuaries is nothing new, ever since the Indian Forest Act of 1878 was passed. The declaration of certain areas as “reserved” or “protected” forests and […]

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