#WorldEnvironmentDay: A visit to RLEK, the cradle of environmental litigation in India

Aditya AK June 5 2017

If you blink, you will miss it.

There is absolutely nothing special about the building that houses the office of Rural Litigation and Entitlement Kendra (RLEK) located off Rajpur Road in Dehradun. It virtually melds into its surroundings, making it rather difficult to find. However, this unassuming edifice is a piece of history.

It is to here that the origins of India’s first ever environmental litigation in the Supreme Court can be traced. But, much like its headquarters, the many . . .

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