‘Human greed causing death and destruction in the Himalayas’ – BBC News

After two successive landslides killed dozens of people in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, people are still reeling from the shock.

Known for its lush valleys and snow-covered mountains, Kinnaur district in the state is a major contributor to the hydro-power generated in the Himalayan state.

But locals blame the construction of these dams for the disasters that have been unfolding recently. They are now demanding an end to building new dams.

But can dams alone be blamed for disturbing the region’s ecology?

Video by Shubham Koul, Raghvendra Rao, and Kinjal Pandya-Wagh.

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