10 Lines Essay On Chipko Movement In English For Students

  1. Chipko movement took place in Garhwal himalayas in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand in 1973.
  2. The movement was inspired by the Bishnoi community of Marwar district of Rajasthan.
  3. It was an ecological movement led by villagers, especially women.
  4. The Chipko movement is also known by the name of “Chipko andolan”.
  5. The word ‘chipko’ means ’embrace’ in english.
  6. The aim of the movement was to prevent cutting of trees by hugging them.
  7. It had a very large impact on forest conservation in India.
  8. It was one of the first movements concerned with environment protection.
  9. The movement act as an inspiration for many eco- groups across the world.
  10. It was a “Forest Satyagraha” led by marginalized people.