Row Over Rajasthan Authorities’s Saffron-Painted Water Pots For Birds

Vasundhara Raje launched a brand new marketing campaign by putting in the earthen pots at Jawahar Circle in Jaipur

Jaipur:  The Rajasthan authorities is hanging water pots painted saffron for thirsty birds to take a sip, opening itself to accusations that it’s bent upon ‘saffronisation’.

Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje at this time launched the brand new marketing campaign by putting in the earthen pots at Jawahar Circle within the metropolis.

She additionally opened a Kamal piao, a ingesting water kiosks for those that carries a Bharatiya Janata Get together banner with an image of its election image – the ‘kamal‘ or the lotus.

Meeting elections within the state are simply months away.
 

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Vasundhara Raje additionally opened a Kamal piao, a ingesting water kiosks for those that carries a Bharatiya Janata Get together banner

The color of the pots has raised eyebrows.

It’s a good initiative by the federal government which is able to quench the thirst of birds and folks. However in contrast to people, birds do not recognise color. So the motive is obvious, animal activist Babula Jajoo mentioned.

A couple of yr again, the BJP-run authorities had begun distributing bicycles painted orange to schoolgirls in a bid to scale back the dropout charge.

The Congress had then termed it an try and “saffronise” training.

Rajasthan Well being Minister Kalicharan Saraf mentioned the plan to arrange ‘piaos‘ for birds and folks might be prolonged from Jaipur to the complete state very quickly.

Jaipur Mayor Ashok Lahoti mentioned pots and ‘piaos‘ will come up in 91 wards of town. He refused to touch upon the color of the pots.


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