The Reni village of Garhwal is famous for (A) Monocultures of pine, teak and eucalyptus. (B) Chipko Movement. (C) Extensive biopersity. (D) Participation of local people in efficient management of forests.

Correct Answer: (B) Chipko Movement


The Reni village of Garhwal is famous for Chipko Movement.
During Chipko Andolan, the local people participated in the movement for the conservation of forests. It originated in the remote village of Reni, in the Garhwal region. In this movement, when the woodcutters or workers of the contractor proceed to cut the trees in the absence of the men of the village, all women hug the tree trunks with their arms, to save the trees from destroying. 


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Updated on: 16-Jan-2023


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