Salim Ali Tag

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Sagacious Salim Ali

119th Birth Anniversary of Padma Vibhushan and Padma Shri. Dr. Salim Ali (12 Nov 1896 to 20 June 1987) In May 1960, the XIIth conference of the ‘International Council for Bird Preservation’ was held in Tokyo, where the idea of each country designating ‘National Bird’ was recommended. Looking at the purpose and criteria of the same; Dr. Salim Ali had recommended Great Indian Bustard Ardeotis nigriceps...