BJP initiates campaign to protect birdlife in Kutch

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Bhuj, Oct 10 (UNI) BJP will organise a two-day seminar on birdlife, starting here tomorrow, under a campaign to protect and promote the birds in Kutch to preserve the distinguished ecology of this region.

BJP MP from Kutch P S Gadhvi, former BJP MP and senior leader Anant Dave and Party Kutch president Parachand Cheda, who are spearheading the movement, said here today.

Kutch is the only district in Gujarat where more than 421 birds species are spotted and it is the only breeding place for flemingoes in the Asian Sub-Continent.

The national bird Peacock are also spotted in more than 100 villages, they claimed.

The public campaign is being supported by a Kutch-based Navrati Charitable Trust, which will distribute water pots and grains for birds, to each house in the region free of cost.

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