Sultanpur Lake: Wetland turns Graveyard…but does anybody care?

Image Courtesy for the photos  on this post: CNN IBN and Hindustan Times dated 16th June 2010

For video link to a story that illustrates how official neglect and government’s apathy has destroyed this river body and killed many an animals, birds and fishes  in Sultanpur National Park, please click here.

The Sultanpur National Park, situated in Indian state of Haryana may be India’s smallest National Park but it’s a haven for migratory birds in Haryana.

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Set up by late Indian Prime Minister – Indira Gandhi in 1971 Sultanpur National Park is today dying a slow death.

There is no water in the wetland and dying fish and carcasses dot the sanctuary.

Sultanpur Lake: Then and Now..

Can only a trial by Media save it?

More news reports on this subject can be accessed at the links below:

1. Sultanpur lake: Liquidated!

2. Sultanpur Lake is becoming a dry bed

3. Dry lake blessing in disguise, say wildlife officials

4. Save Sultanpur park, Jairam tells Hooda

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