INDIAN LEGAL REGIME FOR THE PROTECTION OF TREESManoj Kumar Aggerwal and Meenu Gupta
Trees are inalienable from us because they provide life sustaining material. Trees provide us Oxygen, food,shelter, etc. They prevent global warming and attract rain. Trees provide habitat to millions of species. InHindu religion people believe certain tree to be residence of particular God. Our relation with trees is fromthe start of life on the earth to the death. We have right to life and personal liberty under article 21 of theconstitution of India that covers right to clean environment and it is possible only when cutting of trees isprevented. To protect forest various legislations are enacted by the Parliament of India. Still there is need ofstringent laws against the cutting of trees.