Tribal ‘green warrior’: Damodar Kashyap

Content for Mains Enrichment (CME) Source: TH  Damodar Kashyap, a 74-year-old tribal farmer in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar district, has transformed 400 acres of land in his village into a flourishing forest through a community-based approach to conservation.   As the village sarpanch, he implemented strict rules and fines for forest destruction and deployed villagers to patrol …