Chattisgarh, India, February 2015:
Nirupama signs her name on the official documents after expressing her opposition to the proposed expansion of Kusumunda coal field during the public hearing meeting.
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.