Local Issues

This page provides a general summary of some of the current ecological and social justice issues in the region.


  1. Nijgadh International Airport: The proposed Nijgadh International Airport may cause clearing of about 24 lakh (2.4 million) trees in the Nijgadh area.
  2. Murder of Dilip Kumar Mahato: Dilip Kumar Mahato was a young man protesting the river extraction in his area and was killed by men involved with the mining industry.


  1. Aarey Metro Car Shed: The Aarey Metro Shed was built by clearing trees in the Aarey forest.

This is the Asia Pacific chapter for Deep Green Resistance