A look at Delhi’s famous and oldest variety of trees
An NCR village to the south of Delhi is home to a community of Gurjars who respect the jungle around them and refrain from plucking even a single leaf for fear of retribution from deity
Data submitted by the forest department to the Delhi High Court in May last year showed that only 33.33 per cent of the 16,461 trees transplanted in Delhi over the previous three years have survived
Chandan Tiwary, a nature-lover, is a repository of information on Delhi’s trees and willingly shares it with others on social media to increase awareness
The court allowed the prayer of advocate Arun Panwar, appearing for the vice principal, to implead the appellate authority as a party respondent
Delhi court on Monday informed that three trees were cut every hour for the past three years in the national capital excluding the instances of illegal felling.
The move will ensure less uprooting and falling of branches during heavy rains and thunderstorms, LG V K Saxena stated