Dogra Sadar Sabha under the chairmanship of Th. Gulchain Singh Charak, Former Minister and President Dogra Sadar Sabha has decided to observe the day as “Save the Birds Day” and “Conserve the Water” as well, on 07.05.2016. A large number of schools children, Higher Educational institutions and public participated in the function where in earthen pots were distributed to the public and children for keeping water for the birds. During the function all the participants were sensitized about the conservation of water and providing water to the birds in order to save their lives particularly in the Kandi areas. Briefing the press and participants Th. G. S. Charak stressed for the revival of water bodies/ponds in the Kandi areas in order to recharge the ground water and availability of water during summer by conserving the rain water into these water bodies, as was being done during the olden times by our fore-fathers. The proceedings of the function were conducted by Janak Khajuria.
The gathering was also addressed by Kavinder Gupta, Speaker J&K Legislative Assembly, Rajesh Gupta, MLA, Dr. Chander Mohan Seth, Chief Conservator (Retd.), Maj. Gen. (Retd.) G. S. Jamwal and Gambhir Dev Singh Charak who also briefed the participants about the benefits of maintaining ecological balance by conserving water, forests and saving the natural inhabitats of birds and animals.