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What Makes Her Green

What Makes Her Green

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Elections are over and Delhi has chosen to re-elect Ms. Sheila Dikshit and her party. She is very much a Delhi born and brought up women. She is committed to her work and her passions. Her passion for bio-diversity conservation and she has ‘200 species to plants, animals, butterflies’ in her gardens. It boasts of several rare and nearly extinct species of trees and hundreds of bats. Her government has funded project to find out why is the population of common sparrows declining. WWF promoted conservation education for government school children. But what makes her uniquely “Green” is her commitment to providing basic minimum infrastructure services to the Jhuggi Jhompdi (JJ) slums in Delhi along with her being sensitivity, empathetic and compassionate towards the poor who live there. A