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JAMMU: Dogra Sadar Sabha in collaboration with Wild Life Protection Department, J and K on Friday organised Save the Birds Day programme here.
Gulchain Singh Charak, former Minister and President Dogra Sadar Sabha flagged off the procession of the participants along with the officials of the Wild Life Protection Department, J&K headed by Suresh Sharma, Wild Life Warden, Jammu from Dogra Sadar Sabha Bhawan here.
The earthen pots were distributed to the public and children for keeping water for the birds.
Charak stressed for the revival of water bodies/ponds in the Kandi areas in order to recharge the ground water and availability of water during summer by conserving the rain water into these water bodies, as was being done during the olden times by our fore-fathers.
He thanked all the participants, especially, the minister and the officials of his departments extending all type of cooperation for making the event a great success.
The proceedings of the function were conducted by Janak Khajuria.
The gathering was addressed by Gambhir Dev Singh Charak who also briefed the participants about the benefits of maintaining ecological balance by conserving water, forests and saving the natural in habitats of birds and animals.
Prominent among those who were present on the occasion included Dr. N.K Dogra, Prem Sagar Gupta, Ghulam Ahmed Khawaja, Sohail Kazmi, Col Dr Virendra K Sahi- Vir Chakra, Brig. M.S Jamwal, Syed Amanat Ali Shah and Kulwant Singh.
Neeraj Anand presented vote of thanks.
Later, the students and dignitaries carried earthen pots filled with water and installed them for birds in the adjoining Zanana Park.
The students drawn from different schools and colleges included: – Dogra College of Education, Dogra Law College, Dogra Degree College, Dogra Hr. Secondary School, Rich Harvest Bari Brahmana, Rich Harvest Shastri Nagar, Humanity Public School, S. D. Tarapuri, Luthra Academy, Humanity Public School, Jyoti Academy and Alexander Public School also attended.
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