2. Animal – count
3. Types of people
4. Types of trees
5. Government doing save the forest
1. The gir forest national park and wildlife sanctuary (also
known as sasan-gir) is a forest and wildlife sanctuary in
2. Established in 1965, with a total area of 1412 km² (about 258
km² for the fully protected area (the national park) and 1153
km² for the sanctuary), the park is located 65 km to the south-
east of junagadh and 60 km to south west of amreli.
3. The seven major perennial rivers of the gir region are hiran,
shetrunji, datardi, shingoda, machhundri, godavari and raval.
The four reservoirs of the area are at four dams, one each on
hiran, machhundri, raval and shingoda rivers, including the
biggest reservoir in the area, the kamleshwar dam, dubbed
'the lifeline of gir'.
ASIATIC LION IN GIR
Types Of People
Maldharis Gir People
Maldharis People, an idiom which is commonly used for Muslims and Hindu idyllic groups in
Gir.Maldharis gir live in conventional settlements which are known as nesses and tend cows,
Jafrabadi buffalos and other domestic animals. Others people contains goats, camels, sheep, etc.
Sorathi Rabari is usually the best idyllic groups of Gir. During the monsoon season, the Maldhari
generally return to their home villages as more new grass grows closer to home during the rains.
For villages in some areas, weddings are traditionally held just one day each year, on the date of
the lord Krishna's birthday Krishna Janmashtami, which falls in the midst of the monsoon.
People of Gir Forest
Many people of Gir forest came from African Countries as slaves, labour, mercenaries which
belongs to Siddis community.Nagarshi Pir is an important holy place for Siddi community at
Jhambur. Some of villages of Siddhis which are famous for their dances and
performances.Information on Gir Forest let you know that these people follows nonflexible
culture. In the village of Sirvan are the inhabitants for Siddhi.Nowdays,these Siddi chase a
small number of original traditions with the omission of Damal Dance which are derivative of
Ngoma drumming and dance form of Africa.
Types Of Trees
Government Doing Save The
India acts to save Asiatic lion by moving it .
1. For over 18 years, conservationists have been attempting to move a pride of Gir lions to the
Kuno sanctuary in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
2. Finally, on 15 April, after eight years of litigation, the Supreme Court of India cleared the
translocation of the lions, though it said an emphatic no to the cheetahs. Now the reluctant
Gujarat government is considering filing a review petition, even as angry locals protest the
translocation, some even threatening to kill themselves.