I Wonder

The poem below is not something new to anyone, but I think it at least came out of me to share whats my view point its and what I tried to express.  The beautiful that was thee and gone. I am trying to rethink about myself whats my value of self gone, where am i,…

No Development Zone to Development Zone – Akshay M.D.M

The article is about fire happened at Aarey colony and after politics started for claiming land and changing in development plan. The reservation was held for no development zone. Now It take place as development zone because it is now no more green zone.  Some activists are stating it was not natural fire it is…

The Path – Akshay M.D.M

Thousands of years before urban planning, motor vehicles, or even the wheel, the first roads appeared on the landscape. Our first roads were spontaneously formed by humans walking the same paths over and over to get water and find food. As small groups of people combined into villages, towns and cities, networks of walking paths…

Insights from Gorai village- Akshay M.D.M

The inhabitants of this setting were the original inhabitants of the region. It has a population of approximately 10 to 12 thousand. In terms of religious demographics, Gorai consist of majorly Koli Community who profess Christianity, and also families who practice Hinduism and Islam. Majority of the population’s livelihood depends on fishing whilst a few…

Fire in Aarey Colony: Natural or Induced Cause?. Bodhi R. C

A nature trail in the Aarey colony on December 7, 2018, was one of the aesthetic to be remembered which has a rich resource on flora and fauna. However after knowing the news from Hindustan times about the fire caught in the Aarey colony on the very next day. It had shaken me to think…

Tribal Life Now and Then: Bodhi R. C

People have destroyed the nature in such a way that the experience of being with nature is now lost.  Tribes have a timeless connection and ecological balance with the nature, however in recent times they have been detached and pushed away from their natural habitat in the name of their welfare and development.  This poem…

Tribes and Trees : A critical appraisal of ‘Tree Trail’ – Akshay M.D.M

In Indian culture, trees have been regarded with special reverence. The ancient Indian civilization was primarily dependent upon and intimately associated with forests and flora. Over the years forest conservation has been a very challenging topic of discussion. With a group of environmentalists saying that Adivasis are responsible for forest destruction and another group challenging…

Insight from Aarey Forest: Bodhi R. C

  The nature trail that was organized by Aarey Conservation Group in the Aarey colony, was one of the best parts of the field visit I came across. The trail was more than a normal one which talks about stories that lie around an individual tree or a plant. It also talks about the diverse…