Help animals and birds quench their thirst: Raghu Kautilya

Help animals and birds quench their thirst: Raghu Kautilya

March 21, 2023

Mysore/Mysuru: “With the temperature in city soaring day by day, a small effort must be made by the general public and make sure that no animal or bird is left thirsty during the summer season. Place a bowl of water in front of the houses or on the terrace,” appealed Mysore Paints and Varnish Limited (also known as MyLAC) Chairman R. Raghu Kautilya.

He was speaking after inaugurating an initiative of hanging water bowls to trees, organised as part of World Sparrow Day by KMPK Charitable Trust, on JLB Road here on Sunday.

“It is evident that the life of sparrow and small birds has become difficult and are on the verge of extinction due various reasons including the soaring summer, air pollution, water pollution and lack of suitable habitat. Environmental conservation is everyone’s duty. When there are any natural calamities, it is the animals and birds which have the ability to detect them with their own means, thus sending indications to human beings about it. Hence, proving that they maintain a great relationship with human beings,” he said and called on people to conserve the environment.

Zoo Authority of Karnataka (ZAK) Chairman Shivakumar too spoke on the occasion.

Corporator M.V. Ramprasad, Congress leader N.M. Naveen Kumar, Jeevadhara Blood Bank Director Girish, KMPK Charitable Trust President Vikram Iyengar and others were present on the occasion.

4 COMMENTS ON THIS POST To “Help animals and birds quench their thirst: Raghu Kautilya”

  1. Never Presto Questo says:

    No mention of stray dogs, which roam in all streets of Mysore.

  2. Never Presto Questo says:

    No mention of stray dogs, which roam in all streets of Mysore.

  3. Sanjay Kini says:

    While placing a bowl let it be at least 5 inches deep and 10 inches wide.Not only do they drink water , the birds also dip their feathers in the water and that’s the reason they say place a Birdbath for birds in summer.Another tip from my observation is place the birdbath in a place with shade as the water should be cool like on a pot with a big plant for shade. Do change water at lunch time every day as birds visit bird bath between 3 to 5pm .Terracotta ones are better as they are eco friendly.

  4. Raampur Ka Laxman!! says:

    Hey Sanjay Kini
    You were a tourism expert, a Transport system know all, an agent who recommended medical specialists, and now you are a birda-related specialist!.
    Interesting that you are recommending a bowl whose dimensions even small birds feel uncomfortable with! If you ever lived near thotas where birds arrive to dip into the small ponds of water meant for watering the plants and trees, you would have understood, that birds come in numbers, and hence wider and deeper plastic containers bigger than a bowl are necessary. A bowl leaves no room for a even a sparrow to dip in with fluttering wings! Replacement water to be filled in every morning.
    It is tricky thing to place these basins of water at a place which are not reachable by stray dogs, as Mysore is full of them.
    But keep dishing out your deluded advice, as you seem to know nothing about topics which you deal with.


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