India: Coal mine crisis - Sami Siva
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Chattisgarh, India, February 2015: 

Sarpanch  (Name to be confirmed) / Chief of Pali villages which is allocated in the proposed expansion of coal mining area poses for a photograph at her home with her husband. 

Photographs for a story on land allocation for coal mines in Chattisgarh.  Modi's new government in the centre has relaxed the environmental regulations so the land can be allocated to both public and private sector companies easily. 

Photo by Sami Siva for Al Jazeera America.

Chattisgarh, India, February 2015:

Sarpanch (Name to be confirmed) / Chief of Pali villages which is allocated in the proposed expansion of coal mining area poses for a photograph at her home with her husband.

Photographs for a story on land allocation for coal mines in Chattisgarh. Modi's new government in the centre has relaxed the environmental regulations so the land can be allocated to both public and private sector companies easily.

Photo by Sami Siva for Al Jazeera America.