Madhya Pradesh: The eight cheetahs were transported to Kuno National Park from Gwalior Air Force Station this morning after being brought from Namibia. Planes arrived in Gwalior, where they were welcomed by Union Minister Jyotiraditya M. Scindia. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will introduce eight cheetahs from Namibia into the Indian wildlife on his birthday, and they were transported there aboard a tiger-faced B747 Jumbo plane. According to a statement released by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on Thursday, Initiative Cheetah, the first intercontinental large wild carnivore translocation project in history, is bringing the fastest land mammal to India.
Cheetahs are transported by helicopter to Kuno National Park.
Shivraj Singh Chouhan, CM of the MP, greets PM Modi at Gwalior.
The release of eight cheetahs into the Kuno National Park will take place once Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Kuno.
The special leased cargo jet that arrived in Gwalior this morning carried eight cheetahs from Namibia.
After more than 70 years, cheetahs are once again roaming Indian territory. Today, PM Modi will perform their release in Kuno National Park.
The PM Modi aircraft has touched down at the Gwalior airport.
It was a momentous occasion when cheetahs were transported to their new home by IAF Chinook aircraft.
When the cheetahs arrived in Gwalior, Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia gave them a warm welcome. Eight cheetahs from Namibia were on a special chartered cargo flight that touched down in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
For Madhya Pradesh, PM Modi joins
Two significant events will take place in Madhya Pradesh, where PM Modi has been appointed. Cheetahs will be released at Kuno National Park in a historic event. PM Modi will also go to a Self Help Groups event at Sheopur.
Shivraj Singh Chouhan calls the reintroduction of cheetahs into MP’s Kuno National Park a “historic step.”
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The reintroduction of cheetahs from South Africa to India, according to MP CM Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, is the biggest wildlife event of this decade.
Cheetahs are on a special chartered cargo jet that lands at Gwalior Airbase.
On his birthday today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release the cheetahs into the Kuno National Park in MP.
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In an effort to reintroduce the world’s fastest land mammal into India, wildlife specialists are moving cheetahs from Namibia to Madhya Pradesh.