SOP: Statement of Purpose

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There is a famous adage quoted by Mahatma Gandhi that goes like – “What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.” I came across these lines during my school life in one of a lesson in our English book about Mahatma Gandhi. These lines have made an impact on me since that day.
I was born in India and spent my life there and pursued my whole studies there. However, my family is from Nepal and my father was serving in Indian Army. I have been connected to beauty of the environment since my childhood and used to visit Nepal every year during my summer vacations. There I noticed the stark difference in environmental conditions of a hill and a plane area. There was a huge difference in the air, temperature, humidity, and the like. At that time I came to know about the pollution that was prevailing and is still prevailing in the area where I was living. During our school time, I attended seminars organized by our school (Military School) and there I exposed to other environmental hazards and the solutions. It attracted me more toward doing something to save our environment. I read about the Chipko Movement where the villagers used to surround a tree to stop it from being felled. Environmental activist like Hemvanti Nandan Bahuguna fostered my morale and kept inspiring me till today I am writing this.
In my senior secondary classes I opted for science stream to pursue my dream and taken Physics,

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