Topic – Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
4)Anti Sterlite protests in Thoothukkudi is the signal of civil society’s anger against our policy apathy towards environmental issues. Critically analyse.(250 words)
Why this question
Civil society protests in India have had a history of agitation for environmental causes such as in the case of Chipko movement. The current protest is also indicative of the rising anger against increasing urban pollution, poor implementation of policies related to pollution control in factories etc. In this light analyzing this protest would give us an idea of how the environmental regulations in India work and whether they should be improved. Hence this question.
Key demand of the question
The question data that the civil society protests in TN are on account of the poor regulatory architecture