20 birds die, more than 50 injured after kite strings caught in Makar Sankranti festival in Bhavnagar | 20 birds die, more than 50 injured as kite strings get caught in Makarsankranti festival in Bhavnagar
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- Pigeons have the highest number of injured and dead birds
- Helplines and treatment centers were started by the Forest Department and voluntary organizations
In Bhavnagar city, more than 20 injured birds have died due to exposure to the killer warp-kite during Makarsankranti festival. While more than 50 birds were injured. Who managed to save lives at the end of intensive treatment.
For the last five days in the city, a special campaign has been launched by organizations including Forest Department Karuna Abhiyan Jivadaya Sanstha and government agencies to save the lives of abolitionists. On the day of Makar Sankranti, many nine young men and women in the city joined the Save the Bird campaign.
At least 20 birds were killed in the city after a kite string was injured, officials said. As well as more than 50 birds were injured. Those who received treatment have survived. Pigeons make up the largest number of injured and dead birds. In addition, flamingos, dwarf herons, cuckoos and birds of the genus Kabar died after being caught in the kite strings. Helpline and treatment centers have been started by the Forest Department and voluntary organizations at present.
In Bhavnagar city-district a large number of people fly kites every year during the kite festival. However, there is a significant reduction in the number of accidental deaths and injuries of innocent birds as part of the Save the Birds campaign, which is being carried out by the government and a number of NGOs.