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Sunderlal Bahuguna: The man who taught India to hug trees

"We are doing violence towards the earth, towards nature. We have become butchers of nature," Sunderlal Bahuguna once told an interviewer. Bahuguna, who died with Covid-19 on Thursday aged 94, was known the world over as the man who taught Indians to hug trees to protect the environment. He was one of the main leaders of the Chipko movement in northern India in the 1970s. In Hindi, chipko literally means "hugging".
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Chipko Movement Leader Sunderlal Bahuguna Passes Away Due to COVID-19

Noted environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna, synonymous with the Chipko movement, passed away on Friday due to COVID-19 at the age of 94. He was under treatment at AIIMS Rishikesh and was admitted to the hospital on May 8 after testing positive for the virus. Bahuguna had been critical since last night,...
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Telangana CM mourns death of Sunderlal Bahuguna

Hyderabad, May 21 (SocialNews.XYZ) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday mourned the death of well-known environmentalist and founder of the famous Chipko Andolan Sunderlal Bahuguna.
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