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Javadekar charts out path for translocation of lions

Bhopal, Nov 22 (UNI) Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar has lauded Madhya Pradesh Forest Minister Umang Singhar’s concern with regard to conservation of Asiatic lions.
On September 30, Mr Singhar penned a communication to Prime Minister Narendra Modi pertaining to translocation of the carnivores from Gir National Park to Kuno Sanctuary.
In a letter to Mr Singhar, Mr Javadekar mentioned that – on April 15, 2013 – the Supreme Court directed shifting the creatures out of Gir in order to enhance their numbers and on the basis of International Union for Conservation of Nature guidelines besides constitution of an experts committee by the Centre.
“In compliance with that order, a body was created and is examining the matter. Apart from this, state-specific empowered committees were formed by Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh under the chairpersonship of chief wildlife wardens. The bringing of the animals will be effectuated subsequent to in-depth mutual discussion by these committees in connection with safety and care in addition to habitat assessment,” Mr Javadekar averred.
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