Quarrying threatens India's farmlands

Unregulated stone mining in Rajasthan has had a damaging effect on the environment.

    India's rapidly expanding economy has created a growing demand for building materials.

    The stone mining industry has become a large and lucrative business, but corruption and a lack of transparency have had a damaging effect on the environment.

    Al Jazeera's Nilanjan Chowdry reports from the western state of Rajasthan.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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