Killing the Aravallis

2022 • 10min • Environment


The desert is coming closer to the national capital. Despite a Supreme court ban 14 years ago, large-scale mining continues unabated in the Aravallis, India’s oldest mountain range. The desertification of the hills has triggered health issues in Rajasthan and the national capital region. More than 50 law enforcement officers have been killed in the line of duty trying to challenge the mining mafia. How long will this deception and lawlessness continue?