For the first time, tigers from other states will come to the Tiger Reserve of Rajasthan. On the initiative of Forest Minister Sanjay Sharma, the Maharashtra government has agreed to send 4 tigresses. Maharashtra Forest Minister has also written in the letter that it will be sent by the end of this month. In return, Godavan and Lesser Florican (Kharmor) have been asked from Rajasthan. There will soon be a meeting of forest officers of Maharashtra and Rajasthan regarding this.
Forest Minister Sanjay Sharma had talked to Union Forest Minister Bhupendra Yadav, Maharashtra Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar as well as Forest Ministers of Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh to improve the protection, monitoring and rehabilitation work of tigers in Rajasthan. Letters were also written in this regard. Maharashtra has agreed to this.
Wildlife lovers were raising their voice
The Forest Minister of Maharashtra has demanded Godavan (Great Indian Bustard) and its eggs and Kharmor (Laser Florican bird) from Rajasthan. The discussion with the Forest Minister has also been cited in the letter. Wildlife lover Sunil Mehta said that it is very important to bring tigers from other states. This demand has been raised for a long time. He also wrote letters to Rajasthan and Maharashtra governments. Wildlife lover Dhirendra Godha said that this effort is a big achievement in tiger conservation.
The first phase will come in this month
State Forest Minister Sanjay Sharma said that to strengthen tiger conservation, tigers are being brought from other states. As of now, Maharashtra has agreed. We are in touch with other states as well. Our effort is to bring 10 tigers and tigresses. There is a plan to send them to Ranthambore-Mukundra in the first phase. The rest we will consult experts.