Chipko Rujle Tyachi Gosht (Chipko takes root)- Marathi - Pratham Books- Kids stories
Here is a story set in the hills that shows what bravery and grit can accomplish. Dichi, a brave Bhotiya girl takes part in the Chipko movement to save her beloved trees. Everybody in her village knows that trees give them all the important things in their life. Rapid deforestation in the Himalayan region of Alaknanda river caused floods in the 1970s and gave birth to a movement to save trees by hugging them. Read this heartwarming tale to learn the power of collective action as seen through the eyes of young Dichi.
Story written and illustrated by Jeyanthi Manokaran, translated into Marathi by Mrinalinee Vanarase. Published by Pratham Books. Narrated by Asawari Doshi.
Storyweaver link: https://storyweaver.org.in/stories/15687-chipko-rujle-tyachee-gosht
Youtube link for this story: https://youtu.be/8EXIYFTniEQ
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