16 June 2013

Gaurav and Aditya are going to their grandmother’s place with their mother. They discuss how fun it’ll be. Other passengers discuss Uttarakhand’s development. Gaurav says to his mother that earlier there was greenery all around, now there are just rocks. The mother tells him that the mountains and trees are being cut to make roads and people are mistaking it for development.
Suddenly, the rain starts to pour heavily and the rocks start sliding. All passengers scream and there is panic all around. The mother thinks afterwards that they somehow reached their home but many would never reach. It is all humans’ mistake that we played with nature. By Himani Dhoundiyal, Rasta NGO

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