Piplantri was a Rajasthan village of barren and dusty hills. From 2005, Marble mining completed its desolation. Heat and dust, water scarcity and droughts made young people migrate. Girl children were considered a curse, many of them extinguished at birth.Login to read more
The author is a former Director of Gurjarvani centre for communication and currently an environmental activist at Sevasi, Vadodara.