A 3-day state hen competition titled ‘Kalrav’ will likely be held from January 15 in Bihar’s Jamui district to create consciousness about birds particularly migratory birds, an official mentioned.
The primary state hen competition will likely be organised between January 15 to 17, in Nagi-Nakti hen sanctuaries in Jamui district as migratory birds go to the sanctuaries in giant numbers throughout this season, the official mentioned.
The primary occasion will likely be organised in Nagi hen sanctuary whereas another occasions and actions will likely be organised in Nakti hen sanctuary which is positioned round 5-6 km away from Nagi sanctuary.
“This is for the first time that the state will be holding a three-day state bird festival. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will inaugurate the state bird festival on January 16, the second day of the festival, which will also be graced by department’s minister and Dy CM Tarkishore Prasad and other dignitaries,” Surroundings, Forest and Local weather Change Division’s Principal Secretary Dipak Kumar Singh advised PTI.
The thought behind organising the hen competition within the state is to sensitise and create consciousness among the many folks about birds particularly about migratory birds, Singh mentioned.
Fowl consultants, ornithologists, conservationists from Bihar and out of doors the state will even take part on the competition, he added.
Entry is free for taking part within the competition, the principal secretary mentioned, including that faculty kids will even take part within the competition apart from division will encourage folks to grace the occasion in order that they will learn about birds and nature.
A payment will likely be charged for taking part in sure actions which will likely be held through the three day competition, Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Jamui, Satyajeet Kumar advised PTI.
The actions which will likely be held through the competition embody – hen race, hen quiz for teenagers/college kids, cycle rally, kho kho, kabaddi, boating, hen watching, portray competitors, Kumar mentioned.
There will likely be different sights on the competition that embody – digital infotainment comparable to large selfie stick, digital flipbook, magic field, sling shot, he mentioned.
Apart from, there will likely be stalls too on bamboo handicraft, sikki grass artwork, marble sculpting, memento counter, natural farming, Moring powder stall, Bombay Pure Historical past Society (BNHS) pavillion, he mentioned. BNHS is a wildlife analysis organisation selling the reason for nature conservation throughout the nation.
Requested as to why the 2 hen sanctuaries have been chosen for the occasion, Bharat Chintapalli, DFO Bhagalpur, mentioned that “the two bird sanctuaries of Nagi and Nakti (in Jamui forest division) have a rich bird habitat which has been historically ignored and that’s why we have chosen the two bird sanctuaries to project them both at national and international stage.”
Bhagalpur forest division can also be helping in organising the competition as it’s a state-level competition, Chintapalli mentioned.
There are states comparable to Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Odisha, Nagaland, Goa which additionally host state-level hen competition, he mentioned.
This story has been revealed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content.