Ambardi Lion Safari Park in India will open for tourists after legal fights

Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Ambardi Lion Safari Park in India will open for tourists after legal fightsAmbardi Lion Safari Park located in Ahmedabad in the west Indian state of Gujarat will finally inaugurate today.



The new interpretation zone will allure the national and international tourists heading to Diu who want to catch a glimpse of the Asiatic lions of Gujarat.



The Union Ministry of Environment Forest gave its final approval to the interpretation zone at Ambardi in Dhari taluka.




The interpretation zone had hit a roadblock, after officials of the Central Zoo Authority of India (CZAI) refused to give their final approval to the park due to inadequate fencing.




Last Wednesday, the interpretation zone had got the green signal from the Gujarat high court, which dismissed a PIL opposing the establishment of the Ambardi Lion Safari Park.




The new interpretation zone will increase the eco-tourism and the wild photography on the Ahmedabad-Bhavnagar-Amreli-Dhari-Una-Tulsishyam-Diu route.




The officials said the state government had in 2005 decided to set up another lion interpretation zone at Ambardi, like the Devaliya Park in Junagadh, to ease the tourist pressure on Sasan and Devaliya.




After getting in-principle approval from Central Zoo Authority of India (CZAI), the forest department of Gujarat was ready with the Ambardi Interpretation Zone in 2013, but the CZAI’s objections halted further progress.




A final inspection of the zone by Central Zoo Authority of India officials revealed that the fencing of the national safari park was 12cm short of the approved 4.52-metre height and work on shifting lions to the zone was stalled.




The wildlife officials said that there would be two lionesses and a lion at Ambardi and tourists can view the lions in a forest department bus.




The ticket cost will be Rs 150 per person on weekdays and Rs 190 on weekends.



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