Real Story of a Forest Man – Meet Jadav Payeng he has single handedly planted an entire forest in Assam INDIA larger than Central Park NYC.
- His forest spread across 1400 acres in Majuil Island in Assam INDIA.
- He have been planting trees more than 35 years and still planting.
- Awarded Padma Shri by President of INDIA in 2015 for his great contribution to the environment.
- His forest is home to the Royal Bengal Tiger, Elephants, Rhinos, Deers, Reptiles and Vultures,
Since the 1970’s Majuli islander Jadav Payeng has been planting trees in order to save his island. To date he has single handedly planted a forest larger than Central Park NYC. His forest has transformed what was once a barren wasteland, into a lush oasis.
Humble yet passionate and philosophical about his work. Payeng takes us on a journey into his incredible forest.
Credits: William D McMaster
Youtube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkZDSqyE1do