Peepal Baba

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Peepal Baba
Peepal Baba
Peepal Baba
Born (1966-01-26) 26 January 1966 (age 53)[citation needed]
EducationMasters in English Literature and Journalism
Known forGive Me Trees Trust

Peepal Baba or Swami Prem Parivartan was born on 26 January 1966 in Chandigarh, India. His English teacher inspired him at the age of 11 to plant trees. He has planted over 20 million trees. He planted his first trees on 26 January 1977 in a hobby club in Pune. Since then he has been planting trees. He is an environmentalist and the founder of Give Me Trees Trust.[1] The trust was named long back. However, it was registered as a non-governmental organization in 2011.[2]

He has done master's degrees in English literature and journalism.[3] He took asceticism in 1984 from Osho Rajneesh, who gave him the name "Swami Prem Parivartan".[4]


  1. ^ "Bottled fresh air is harmful for your lungs: Peepal Baba", India Today, 3 December 2018
  2. ^ "Van Mahotsav Special: A Story Of Peepal Baba, The Man Who Has Planted Over 20 Million Trees", NDTV, 4 July 2018
  3. ^ "Meet Peepal Baba, the indefatigable tree planter, on UN World Environment Day, 5 June 2018",, 5 June 2018
  4. ^ "Several trees across Delhi and counting", Hindustan Times, 27 January 2013

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