PM releases cheetahs in Kuno National park, clicks photos

Eight cheetahs were brought to Gwalior from Namibia on a special plane on Saturday morning as part of a cheetah reintroduction program.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed at the Indian Air Force Station in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed at the Indian Air Force Station in Gwalior, Madhya PradeshANI Twitter

GWALIOR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday released cheetahs brought from Namibia to a special enclosure in Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh. He also clicked on some photos of cheetahs on a professional camera after their release.

Eight cheetahs were brought to Gwalior from Namibia on a special plane on Saturday morning as part of a cheetah reintroduction program. The animals were later transported to the KNP, located in Sheopur District, by two Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters.

The prime minister, celebrating his birthday, released two such cheetahs to the farm in the KNP. Prime Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was also present. KPN is located on the northern side of the Widhyachal Mountains with an area of ​​344,686 km2. It was named after a tributary of the Chambal River, Kuno, said a forest official.

The last cheetah died nationally in 1947 in the district of Korea in what is now Chhattisgarh, which was previously part of Madhya Pradesh, and the species was declared extinct from India in 1952.

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African Cheetah Introduction Project in India was established in 2009. The plan to bring the big cat into the KNP by November last year has failed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said.

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