Prime Minister briefed on threat to hills: Bahuguna

Environmentalist and Chipko leader Sundar Lal Bahuguna DEHRA DUN: The Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh has assured the Chipko leader Sunder Lal Bahuguna and the Congress MLA from Tehri, Kishore Upadhyay of taking up the issue of framing an ecologically sustainable policy for the Himalayan region during the next Cabinet meeting. Announcing this at a press conference here, Mr Bahuguna and Mr Upadhyay said that they had apprised the Prime Minister of the perils that were emerging from the unscientific and market driven policies followed in the Himalayan States.