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A mammoth task 

Rahul Choudhary

Cofounder, Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment

An invaluable resource 

Archana Vaidya

Founding member, Forum for Environment and Legal Policy Research

Very useful regional level compilation 

Nupur Chowdhury

Assistant Professor of Law, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Detailed analytical work 

Katyayni Chaubey

Advocate & Visiting Faculty, School of Planning and Architecture


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National Green Tribunal on Western Himalayas


Origin Lower Dhauladhar range, Kangra district

Altitude 1,400 Meters above Sea Level

Credits Created by a team of 6 legal researchers representing Nirma University, Ahmedabad, South Asian University, Delhi, National Law University Delhi, National Law University, Bhopal, Jawaharlal University, Delhi, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli

and Jindal Law School, Sonepat

Format(s) PDF, Paperback (available on request, accessible from these locations), Stickers and Smart Cards (with embedded QR codes)

Dated August, 2023 (Doc), October, 2023 (Paperback), February, 2024 (Updates)

ISBN (Paperback): 9789360136512

Sustainable Development Goal Focus 16

Now in its second edition, this handbook presents the first concise, organized and referenced account of cases concerning the Western Himalayas with updates from the entire Himalayan region of India. 

Carefully curated, the book accounts for an indispensable resource for anyone interested in the Himalayas, with or without a legal background. 

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