Guwahati (Assam), Aug 19, 2018:

The Class X environmental science book of Maharashtra school board makes a passing allusion to the “Forest Man of India” Padma Shree Jadav Payeng.

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“The big story of a small man” in the book depicts his life and how he turned a barren sandbar on the Brahmaputra into a forest with his 30-year-long unrelenting efforts.

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