Chandigarh, Sept 27 (UNI) The Punjab Government has allowed free entry to public in M.C. Zoological Park , Chhatbir, Dear Park at Patiala and Bhatinda.
A spokesman of the government said that Chhatbir Zoo would remain closed for public on October 1 as it was weekly off and on October 2, on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.
A state-level function of wildlife week (Oct 1-7) would be held on October 7, in Chhatbir Zoo in which Punjab Forest Minister Punjab Tikshan Sud would be the chief guest, he added.
The minister would distribute prizes to the winners of various competitions held during the wildlife week. The public would be educated and motivated towards the cause of wildlife and nature conservation during the week, he said.