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PM Narendra Modi lauds rise in India's leopard population
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PM Narendra Modi lauds rise in India's leopard population

| @indiablooms | 01 Mar 2024, 11:07 am

Indian PM Narendra Modi expressed his happiness over the increased population of Leopards in India.

He said that this significant increase in leopard numbers is a testament to India's unwavering dedication to biodiversity.

Modi also complimented all those who are part of the various collective efforts towards wildlife protection.

India’s leopard population is estimated at 13,874 presently, up from 12,852 figures in 2018.

Through a X post, commenting over a report on the Status of Leopards in India today, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav informed that Central India recorded the highest population with Madhya Pradesh having 3,907 leopards. 

Responding to the X post of Union Minister, Modi said: “Great news! This significant increase in leopard numbers is a testament to India's unwavering dedication to biodiversity. I compliment all those who are part of the various collective efforts towards wildlife protection, paving the way for a sustainable coexistence.”

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