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Uproar in 'Valley of Gods' over green ruling

Court ban on commercial activity around India's Rohtang Pass threatens residents' tourism livelihood

SAVING THE ENVIRONMENT: The tribunal's decision is aimed at protecting Kullu Valley from its hordes of visitors, who are worsening environmental degradation.

Kullu Valley, India

ITS ski slopes are considered among the best in India while its stunning views are a magnet for hikers, horse riders and paragliders in the summer.

But a new ruling by India's environmental court designed to protect Kullu Valley from its hordes of visitors now