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National Forest Martyrs’ Day observed at FRI

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By OUR STAFF REPORTER
DEHRADUN, 11 Sep: To commemorate foresters who laid down their lives to protect forests and wildlife, National Forest Martyrs’ Day was observed at Forester Memorial, Brandis Road, Forest Research Institute, here, today.
AS Rawat, Director General, Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education & Director, Forest Research Institute; Bharat Jyoti, Director, Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy; Dr Subhash Ashutosh, Director General, Forest Survey of India; Dhananjai Mohan, Director, Wildlife Institute of India; and other senior forest officers of various forestry organisations and scientists of ICFRE & FRI paid floral tribute at the Foresters’ Memorial to honour and remember all men and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice for forests and wildlife.
Two minutes of silence was observed in memory of the martyrs.