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Mindless development is threatening our commons

Yamuna Khadar is downstream from Wazirabad, not far from where the river enters Delhi. It’s a very different river from the one you see from the ITO Bridge or Nizamuddin Bridge. 

Mar 20, 2017

Yamuna Khadar is downstream from Wazirabad, not far from where the river enters Delhi. It’s a very different river from the one you see from the ITO Bridge or Nizamuddin Bridge. To see the river, you go down Outer Ring Road, past the University and Timarpur, and turn off towards the Yamuna Biodiversity Park.

Then you weave your way through the dusty by-lanes of Jagatpur, just another one of those urban villages that dot Delhi, till you reach the fields bordering the river. Concrete roads cut across the fields of vegetables and mustard to the river, jutting like grey-brown fingers on green baize.

 

Read more at :-http://www.hindustantimes.com/columns/mindless-development-is-threatening-our-commons/story-JoMsB14PMUyIbM1cmdUTnO.html

 

 

Hindustan Times, March 19, 2017

 

 

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