If you’re waiting for Jaggi to transform India’s rivers, don’t hold your breath. In Jaggi’s world, there are no strangers. Only friends that haven’t met. Also, there are no bad things that have to be stopped — like dams on rivers, the Ken-Betwa interlinking that will drown a tiger habitat, or the indiscriminate pollution from coal mines and coal power plants operated by his partners in this campaign. All these bad things can be cured by doing just one good thing — planting trees.
Author: Nityanand Jayaraman
Nityanand Jayaraman is a Chennai-based writer and social activist.
Meghalaya’s Roads with Waste Plastic – Good, Bad Or Ugly?
Far from being a solution to plastic pollution, plastic road-making itself is a source of pollution leading to serious Health harms. Is Meghalaya making right choice with these expensive Plastic Roads?
Nityananda Jayaraman’s cautionary essay