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Chipko movement was launched for the protection of 

  • grasslands

  • forests

  • livestock

  • Wet lands


B.

forests

In 1973, the chipko Movement (chip koa means to hug or stick to ) was launched by Chandi Prashad Bhatt and Sunder Lal Bahuguna against large-scale felling of trees by timber contractors in the Uttarakhand hills. The starting point was Chamoli district of Garhwal region in Uttarakhand.

In 1973, the chipko Movement (chip koa means to hug or stick to ) was launched by Chandi Prashad Bhatt and Sunder Lal Bahuguna against large-scale felling of trees by timber contractors in the Uttarakhand hills. The starting point was Chamoli district of Garhwal region in Uttarakhand.

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D.

both 2 and 3
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C.

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