Guj Govt keen to save lives of birds: Rupani


Under its ‘Karuna Abhiyan’ (Mercy Mission) Gujarat Government is determined to save the lives of birds who might sustain injuries during the ‘Uttrayan’ festival to be celebrated all over the State between January 10 and 20 said Gujarat Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani.

The Chief Minister further stated that the Government is taking every possible measure to protect lives and injuries being caused during the Kite Festival. Government is alert against the usage of ‘Chinese’ threads. During his visit to the ‘Animal-Bird Health Rescue Care Centers’ being run by the Forest Department in Ahmedabad, CM Rupani reviewed its preparedness.

He said that more than 23,000 bird lives were saved under the Karuna Abhiyaan last year. To rescue the injured animals and birds the government has set-up ‘1962’ Animal Help Line Ambulance services in 11 major cities of the State.



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