This Karnataka couple adopts unique methods to protect non-migratory birds- The New Indian Express

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MADIKERI (Karnataka): A pair in Kodagu has began a novel marketing campaign to guard the non-migratory birds through the peak summer time season. 

Utilizing social media as their device and selfie tradition as a weapon, this couple is urging the residents throughout the state to maintain apart a bowl of water for the birds throughout this summer time season.

‘Hakkigondu Gutuku’ (a drop to the birds) marketing campaign has began from March 10 by Gautham Kiraganduru and his spouse Sumana, which is receiving an optimistic response from many residents throughout the state together with youngsters. Recognized for his or her social works, the couple established ‘Namma Pratishtana’ agency within the district and is selling varied eco-friendly actions.

“Birds are an necessary a part of the ecosystem and so they guarantee steadiness within the surroundings. There’s a want to advertise and protect the chicken species. Therefore, to guard the birds through the summer time season, we now have began this initiative the place we now have requested the individuals to arrange a DIY association to feed birds. The residents need to preserve some water and grains for the birds after which click on a selfie alongside this setup. We’ll choose the three greatest footage and honour the winners with prizes,” defined Gautham.

The initiative that’s making noise throughout social media has gained consideration from not simply the residents of Kodagu, but additionally from the residents throughout the state together with Davanagere, Uttara Kannada, Dharawad, Bellary, Hassan, and Shivamogga amongst others. “We’ve acquired quite a few selfie images of individuals establishing the chicken feeders. Additionally, worldwide kickboxer Girish R Gowda has prolonged help to this initiative,” added Gautham. He defined that quite a few trekkers are additionally collaborating on this initiative and are establishing feeders throughout a number of spots.

Final yr, this couple had gained consideration after they signed up for physique donation throughout their marriage ceremony ceremony. As a substitute of distributing marriage ceremony invitation playing cards which have low shelf-life, they printed Kannada books with works of unrecognized writers and shared them as marriage ceremony invites. That they had additionally grown over 1,000 completely different saplings and distributed the identical as marriage ceremony presents to the visitors. 

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