Monday, June 14, 2021

Harike wildlife sanctuary open for visitors again

Visitors can now visit Wild life sanctuary of Harike Pattan again, said Forest Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, while visiting Harike Wildlife Sanctuary at Harike Patan.

He also launched a unique portrait depicting the beautiful, serene precincts and natural beauty of Harike Pattan, prepared by Punjab-based lawyer and Nature photographer, Harpreet Sandhu, during his special visit at Harike Pattan along with the Chief Wild Life Warden Punjab, R.K Mishra, IFS.  Harminder Singh Gill, MLA Patti was also present.

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The portrait depicts the most pretty and scenic wetland – Harike Pattan, which is famous for migratory birds and the natural lake which is created at the confluence of Sutlej and Beas rivers.

During his interaction with the reporters, he said that in order to make the sanctuary more attractive, an amount of Rs.15 crore which could not be released earlier due to the Covid-19 but will be released soon.

He further said that a committee would also be made for the development of Wild life warden of Harike Pattan.

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On this occasion, Harpreet Sandhu said that this famous natural spot of Punjab is a paradise and well known for its flora- fauna and migratory birds, surrounded with the natural lake situated deep inside the sanctuary in Harike and if this place is projected, people from across the globe will throng at this beautiful wetland and witness its natural beauty.

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