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The Chipko movement was started to stop the cut down of forests. In this movement, people were involved to conserve forests and stop the destruction due to cut down of forests. It is an example in which common people comes together to conserve trees and forests. It was originated in village Reni in Garhwal when people hugged the trees to stop them being cut by contractor’s worker.

This Andolan ultimately benefitted the local people and the environment as the forest trees were saved and this andolan spread in all the communities and the environment was safeguard.

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