Guru Ghasidas National Park is located in which state which is set to

| Guru Ghasidas National Park is located in which state which is set to become the state’s 4th ‘tiger reserve’?

A. Uttar Pradesh

B. Haryana

C. Madhya Pradesh

D. West Bengal

E. Chhattisgarh

Right Answer is: E

SOLUTION

• Chhattisgarh government has announced that the state is set to have Guru Ghasidas National Park in Kotiya district as its fourth ‘tiger reserve’.

• This decision was taken in 11th meeting of Chhattisgarh State Wildlife Board chaired by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel.

• The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) had approved to declare Guru Ghasidas National Park as a tiger reserve in 2014.

• At present there are three tiger reserves in state:

1) Achanakmar Tiger Reserve in Bilaspur.

2) Udanti-Sitanadi Tiger Reserve in Gariaband,

3) Indravati Tiger Reserve in Bijapur district.

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