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Here’s why locals in Darjeeling are resisting small hydro projects

Darjeeling: “This river flows northward and has a significant religious value according to Hindu shastra,” said Manprasad Subba while pointing at the Chhota Rangit river in Bijanbari town, located in West Bengal’s Darjeeling district. “People come from all over Darjeeling to perform religious rites in the river.” Chhota Rangit is a stream that originates from Manebhanjan, […]