By Annu Yudik & Satyapriya Rout
Since last two decades the North-East Region of India witnessed many environmental movements with similar goals and forms of mobilization that challenged government policies and actions. Many of them achieved their goal or objective whereas others’ failed. This paper is an attempt to understand the factors that determined the success and failure of those protest movement by employing rich detail of the four case studies from the region to make a systematic comparison. This paper employs qualitative case analysis based on primary and secondary sources.
Keywords: Environmental Movement, North-East Region of India, Political Opportunity Structure.