Sunday, 7 May 2017

Community Reserve for Red Pandas in Arunachal

The Lhaghyal, an old Monpa monastery in West Arunachal Pradesh recently declared the forested areas around it as a community reserve to conserve the Red Panda! At a time when the rest of India is consumed by an unplanned development rage, this comes across as both a breather, and a much-needed lesson.

Here's a toast to my favourite Indian state, Arunachal Pradesh, from my column with Mid-Day today.

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