Zublee pitches for saving Dehing Patkai from coal mining
Published on May 20, 2020 | News Source: Rinku Sharma
Guwahati, May 20: Assamese singer Zublee Barua has raised her voice against the illegal coal mining activity going on in Dehing Patkai wildlife sanctuary.
The singer is deeply distressed at the coal mining activity going on in Dehing Patkai. She has taken to her social media handle to lodge strong protest against the activity. “Dehing Patkai is India’s largest rainforest which we need to protect along with our wildlife. The coal mining in Dehing Patkai Elephant Reserve will have an extremely adverse impact. Please be considerate & responsible enough to stop the coal mining. We are already going through a disastrous period, so it’s high time we realise the importance of Mother Nature & save it. It’s now or never. I stand for Dehing Patkai,” Zublee captioned her Instagram image.
According to a new National Board of Wild Life (NBWL) recommendation coal mining has been allowed in the Dehing Patkai elephant reserve, a part of the Dehing Patkai wildlife sanctuary. There has been protests from several organisations in Assam against the coal mining activity in the elephant reserve.