When Amrita Devi And 362 Bishnois Sacrificed Their Lives For The Khejri Tree

Long before environmentalism became a buzzword, 363 members of Rajasthan’s Bishnoi community, led by the fearless Amrita Devi, sacrificed their lives to save the Khejri tree. On National Forest Martyrs Day and the 290th anniversary of the Khejarli Massacre, Sahapedia trains the spotlight on their story.