SUNDERLAL BAHUGUNA PASSED AWAY

Sunderlal Bahuguna (9 January 1927 – 21 May 2021) was an Indian noted Garhwali environmentalist and Chipko movement leader. The idea of Chipko movement was of his wife and the action was taken by him.

For years he has been fighting for the preservation of forests in the Himalayas, first as a member of the Chipko movement in the 1970s, and later spearheaded the Anti-Tehri Dam movement starting 1980s, to early 2004. He was one of the early environmentalists of India,and later he and people associated with the Chipko movement started taking up environmental issues, like against large dams.