NATURE'S GUARDIAN

Category: Travel Portraits

 

Photo and caption by Keyur Nandaniya

ITS A TALK OF NATURE'S GUARDIAN, THE MEN WHO IS WALKING WITH AN ATTITUDE IN HIS EYES ABOUT BEING THE NATURE'S GUARDIAN. ITS A 'MALDHARI' COMMUNITY, THE WORD MAL (GUJARATI WORD) MEANS - LIVE STOCK LIKE A COW, GOAR, CAMEL, BUFFALOW AND DHARI (GUJARATI WORD) MEANS - THE OWNER. THIS COMMUNITY IS HAVING THEIR ROOTS IN THE LAND OF GIR EVEN BEFORE THE BIRTH OF GIR NATIONAL PARK & WILDLIFE SANCTUARY (THE HOME OF ASIA'S LAST LION). AND TODAY ALSO THEY ARE PROTECTING AND HELPING THE STATE FOREST DEPARTMENT FOR THE CONSERVATION OF THE BRAND AMBASSADOR OF GUJARAT, THE ASIATIC LION

Location: GIR NATIONAL PARK, JUNAGADH, GUJARAT, INDIA

 

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