Rajasthan forest department lodged an FIR against another state government body, the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation (RTDC), for allowing a party after sunset inside Nahargarh Wildlife Sanctuary (NWLS).

 

About ‘Nahargarh Wildlife Sanctuary’

  • It is located about 12 km from Jaipur.
  • The sanctuary has been named Nahar, because it falls under Nahar Village (Nahad village).
  • It encompasses a large area of 720 hectares and is situated under the Aravalli range.
  • It is home to 285 species of birds, Asiatic lions, Bengal tigers, sloth bear, hyenas, panthers, deer, crocodiles etc.
  • Nahargarh Biological Park (NBP) is famous for the lion safaris.
  • It has now become a convenient breeding centre of lions.

 

About ‘Nahargarh Fort’

  • Nahargarh Fort was made by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II as a defence mechanism for the Jaipur city.
  • It is a magnificent fort offering panoramic views of the Pink City.