‘Yadunandan’ adopted for ₹1 lakh

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ಜಿರಾಫೆ ಮರಿಯನ್ನು ದತ್ತು ಪಡೆದ ನಿವೃತ್ತ ವಿಂಗ್ ಕಮಾಂಡರ್ ಜಿ.ಬಿ. ಅತ್ರಿ ಅವರಿಗೆ ಸೆಲ್ಯೂಟ್

ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು: ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದಲ್ಲೇ ಮೊದಲ ಬಾರಿ ಜಿರಾಫೆ ದತ್ತು ತೆಗೆದುಕೊಂಡ ಹೆಗ್ಗಳಿಕೆಗೆ ನಿವೃತ್ತ ವಿಂಗ್ ಕಮಾಂಡರ್ ಹಾಗು ಸಾಮಾಜಿಕ ಹೋರಾಟಗಾರ ಜಿ.ಬಿ. ಅತ್ರಿ ಅವರು ಕಾರಣರಾಗಿದ್ದಾರೆ.

ಕೋವಿಡ್19 ರೋಗವು ತಂದೊಡ್ಡಿರುವ ಸಂಕಷ್ಟದ ಸುಳಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಜನಸಾಮಾನ್ಯರು ಸಿಲುಕಿದ ಪರಿಣಾಮವಾಗಿ ಉದ್ಯಾನವನಗಳಲ್ಲಿನ ಮೂಕ ಪ್ರಾಣಿಗಳ ಬದುಕೂ ತತ್ತರಿಸಿದೆ. ಪರಿಸ್ಥಿತಿಯ ಹೊಡೆತಕ್ಕೊಳಗಾಗಿರುವ ಜೂ ಪ್ರಾಣಿಗಳ ಮೂಕ ವೇದನೆ ಯಾರಿಗೂ ಕೇಳಿಸುತ್ತಿಲ್ಲ. ಬನ್ನೇರುಘಟ್ಟ ಸೇರಿ ದೇಶದ ಪ್ರಮುಖ ಜೂಗಳ ಸ್ಥಿತಿ ಚಿಂತಾಜನಕವಾಗಿದೆ. ಇಂತಹ ಸನ್ನಿವೇಶದಲ್ಲಿ ನಿವೃತ್ತ ವಿಂಗ್ ಕಮಾಂಡರ್ ಹಾಗು ಸಾಮಾಜಿಕ ಹೋರಾಟಗಾರ ಜಿ.ಬಿ. ಅತ್ರಿ ಅವರು ಬನ್ನೇರುಘಟ್ಟ ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಉದ್ಯಾನವನದ ಜಿರಾಫೆ ಮರಿಯನ್ನು ದತ್ತು ಪಡೆದು ಪ್ರಾಣಿಪ್ರಿಯರ ಮೆಚ್ಚುಗೆಗೆ ಪಾತ್ರರಾಗಿದ್ದಾರೆ. Read More

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About Wg Cdr GB Athri (Retd)

Wg Cdr GB Athri was born on 3rd Dec 1954 at the sacred Sringeri, in Chikmagalur District, Karnataka.

Initial schooling was at various places including Kanakapura. Did his Honors in Chemistry Major from National College Basavanagudi, Bengaluru.

After his innings as a student leader for continuous 2 years in National College Basavanagudi during 1972 as General Secretary, Students union and in 1973 as the Vice President Students union. Chose to join the Indian Air Force as a Commissioned Officer in 1976. Served the IAF with distinction, for over 25 years at various stations, all over India including border posts.

Wg Cdr GB Athri  was awarded  commendation by the Chief of Air Staff  TWICE for his Distinguished, Meritorious and Dedicated Service, once each 1987 and 1996, during his service career.  It was a privilege to have served one of the most SECULAR armed forces in the world today. Wg Cdr took premature retirement from the IAF in 2001 for purely personal reasons.

G B Athri - Retired Wing Commander

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