New Delhi: Describing the biodiversity of India as a “unique treasure” for the complete humankind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged individuals to protect and preserve it.
Addressing his month-to-month ‘Mann ki Baat’ radio tackle, the prime minister referred to Tamil poetess Avvaiyar to drive house his level.
“What we know is just a handful of sand. What we do not know is like a universe in itself,” he mentioned quoting her.
Related is the case with the biodiversity of this nation, the prime minister identified.
“The more you know, the more you realise the magnitude of what you do not know. Our biodiversity too is a unique treasure for the entire human kind. We have to preserve it, conserve it and explore further,” he mentioned.
The prime minister mentioned the traditions and the legacy we’ve inherited teaches us compassion towards all dwelling beings and boundless love for nature.
To hitch the tradition of hospitality, yearly quite a few species of birds from the world over come to India. All year long, India is house to many migratory species. “We are told that more than 500 varieties of birds fly in from varied regions,” he identified.
He knowledgeable that lately, biologists found a brand new species of fish whose habitat is inside the caves of Meghalaya. It’s believed that this fish is the biggest amongst aquatic species discovered below the floor of caves.
“It a matter of joy that India, and especially Meghalaya, is home to a rare species. It lends a new facet to India’s biodiversity. We are surrounded by many such mysteries, which are still undiscovered. To discover such phenomenal enigma calls for fierce detective passion,” he mentioned.
In his tackle, the prime minister additionally referred to the ‘Hunar Haat’ organised by the Ministry of Minority Affairs on the Rajpath. Final week Modi made a shock go to to the Haat the place he interacted with individuals, had litti-chokha for lunch and loved a sizzling kulhad of tea.
He mentioned the Haat is a fantastic instance of India’s various expanse, cultures, traditions, cuisines and the heat of feelings.
“It is a venue where it is impossible to overlook the country’s diversity. Besides handicrafts, it displays the diversity of India’s varied cuisine too. In a single row, one could savour the sight of idli-dosa, chhole-bhature, daal-baati, khaman-khandvi …,” he mentioned.
He urged individuals to go to such haats to be part of the nation’s art-culture canvas. “You will also contribute in the progress and prosperity of hardworking craft persons, especially women,” he mentioned.