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List of National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in Punjab – updated

List of National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in Punjab – updated. How many National parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in Punjab. Total number of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Punjab is 13. There are no National Parks in Punjab. “Sanctuary” means an area declared, whether under sec. [26(A)5] or sec 38, or deemed, under sub section (3) of Sec.66 to be declared, as a wildlife sanctuary.
A sanctuary is a protected area which is reserved for the conservation of only animal and human activities. Boundaries of sanctuaries are not well defined and controlled biotic interference is permitted. Name of Wildlife Sanctuaries, Year of Notification and Total Area is given below…………
Wildlife Sanctuary
Introduction (wildlife Sanctuary)

Sanctuary is an area which is of adequate ecological, faunal, floral, geomorphological, natural or zoological significance. The Sanctuary is declared for the purpose of protecting, propagating or developing wildlife or its environment. Certain rights of people living inside the Sanctuary could be permitted. Further, during the settlement of claims, before finally notifying the Sanctuary, the Collector may, in consultation with the Chief Wildlife Warden, allow the continuation of any right of any person in or over any land within the limits of the Sanctuary.

State wise list of Wildlife Sanctuaries of India – updated 

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A sanctuary is a protected area which is reserved for the conservation of only animal and human activities like harvesting of timber, collecting minor forest products and private ownership rights are allowed as long as they do not interfere with well-being of animals. Boundaries of sanctuaries are not well defined and controlled biotic interference is permitted.

“Sanctuary” means an area declared, whether under sec. [26(A)5] or sec 38, or deemed, under sub section (3) of Sec.66 to be declared, as a wildlife sanctuary.

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Name of Wildlife Sanctuaries, Year of Notification and Total Area is as follows…
S.No.  

Name of  Wildlife Sanctuary (WLS)

State Established Year Area (In km²)
1 Abohar WLS Punjab 1988 186.5
2 Bir Aishvan WLS Punjab 1952 2.64
3 Bir Bhadson WLS Punjab 1952 10.23
4 Bir Bunerheri WLS Punjab 1952 6.62
5 Bir Dosanjh WLS Punjab 1952 5.18
6 Bir Gurdialpura WLS Punjab 1977 6.2
7 Bir Mehaswala WLS Punjab 1952 1.23
8 Bir Motibagh WLS Punjab 1952 6.54
9 Harike Lake WLS Punjab 1982 86
10 Jhajjar Bacholi WLS Punjab 1998 1.16
11 Kathlaur Kushlian WLS Punjab 2007 7.58
12 Takhni-Rehampur WLS Punjab 1992 3.82
13 Nangal WLS Punjab 2009 2.90

Source – Wildlife Institute of India

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  1. Very interesting. Work seems very use full

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