Anupam Mishra authored 'Aaj Bhi Khare Hai Talab'; he was environmentalist

Q.  Who authored 'Aaj Bhi Khare Hai Talaab'?
- Published on 20 Dec 16

a. Shehla Masood
b. Ashish Kothari
c. Anupam Mishra
d. Sunita Narain

ANSWER: Anupam Mishra
Noted Gandhian, journalist, environmentalist, and water conservationist Anupam Mishra passed away.

He had been awarded the 1996 Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar (IGPP) award instituted by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India.

He travelled to villages across India describing the value of time-tested systems of water harvesting.

He advocated conservation of traditional water structures in India as well as abroad.

He wrote books, like, “Aaj Bhi Khare Hain Talaab” (Lakes are still Standing, 1993) and “Rajasthan Ki Rajat Boondein” (Radiant Raindrops of Rajasthan, 1995), - landmark works in the field of water conservation.

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