CM postpones visit to Pench, leaves for Shahdol
   Date :15-Nov-2022

CM postpones visit to Pench 
Our Correspondent
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who reached Pench Tiger Reserve on a two-day personal stay with wife Sadhna Singh on Saturday evening for a two-day private tour and rest, postponed his tour and left for Shahdol from Karmajhiri in Seoni on Sunday afternoon. According to information, Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh postponed the visit to Pench Tiger Reserve in view of the preparations for the President’s arrival in Shahdol on November 15. On Sunday morning, the Chief Minister along with his wife Sadhna Singh enjoyed a safari of Karmaziri-Alikatta core area.
During the safari, he also got to see all kinds of wild animals including tigers. The Chief Minister expressed happiness on seeing the forest personnel patrolling the forest during the safari. Later interacted directly with the forest personnel of the patrolling team.
In line with the resolution to plant a sapling every day, Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh along with his wife Sadhna Singh planted a sapling of Lokhandi species at the Mowgli Guest House premises in Karmajhiri. He was seen in pictures offering soil and watering the plant. Significantly, the Chief Minister had reached the Karmajhiri helipad at around 4.30 pm on Saturday evening along with his wife Sadhna Singh. During this, the Chief Minister did a jungle safari in the Tikari-Kumbapani buffer area after interacting with the local villagers. Pench Tiger Reserve Corps Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan and wife Sadhna Singh enjoyed a jungle safari in the area on Sunday morning. When the eyes of other tourists who came for safari on Premier Day fell on Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh and Sadhna Singh, the tourists were surprised. According to park officials, during the safari, the Chief Minister saw tigers,sambhar, chital, baragaur, peacock, nilgai, wild dog and other wild animals in the Alicutta area. The Chief Minister had breakfast in the Alicutta area. expressed happiness. The Chief Minister also fed jaggery and sugarcane to the elephants of Pench. On reaching Karmajhiri, the small children of the village asked the Chief Minister to protect the tiger by tying a tiger thread on his hand. The forest workers explained the method of patrolling In Karmajhiri, the Chief Minister interacted directly with the forest personnel and inquired about how patrolling is done in the forest. The forest personnel told the Chief Minister that foot patrolling is done in the forest using the M-stripe mobile app. This prepares the map of foot patrolling. Answering the question of the Chief Minister, the forest officials said that if suddenly a tiger comes in front during patrolling, then some kind of precautions are taken. Informed about the geographical conditions. The Chief Minister was supposed to stay at Pench Tiger Reserve till Monday morning, 14th November, but a day earlier on Sunday, at around 2.30 pm, the Chief Minister moved from Karmajhiri to Shahdol. CM took rest at Bandhavgarh Reserve in Umaria at night.