By Somali K Chakrabarti
A few weeks back I had written a poem on Forest Fire. Here is a following write up by Reshma Gandhi, elaborating upon the impact of the Forest Fire and the related environmental concerns.
A fierce forest fire blazed across the state of Uttarakhand in May. Ruthless and punishing it created havoc and disaster. Several viewpoints emerge to get us thinking. Was it the aridity of the forest that prompted it? Did the combustible chir pine trees attract it? Political greed too seems to be the motive behind this relentless destruction.
What triggered the Uttarakhand fire is yet unanswered. Read more