Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Topic: Forest

Kaziranga is becoming a laboratory for militarised forest conservation in India: Pranab Doley

A first-generation scholar from the Mising community, Pranab Doley earned his Bachelor's degree from Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, and a Master's in Social Work from Mumbai TISS. Returning to his hometown of Bokakhat in 2015, he co-founded Jeepal Krishak Sramik Sangha, a grassroots organization dedicated to addressing farmers' and workers' issues. In 2021, Doley made waves as an independent candidate in the Assam assembly election, challenging Asom Gana Parishad leader Atul Bora for the Bokakhat constituency.