Chattisgarh, India, February 2015:
A supporter for the expansion of the Kusumunda coal seen at the public hearing organzied by South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL).
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.