April 2, 2023
  • Forest department of Katarniaghat division and NABARD planning to give skill-development training to Tharu people that live near Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary (KWS).
  • Tharu People are ethnic group indigenous to Terai region of Himalayan foothills, located in southern Nepal. In India, they mostly lived in Utter Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand.
  • They speak various dialects of Tharu, a language of Indo-Aryan subgroup.
  • KWS is situ ated in Upper Gangetic plain falling in Terai of Bahraich district, UP.
  • It is part of core area of Dudhwa Tiger reserve.
  • It provides strategic connectivity between tiger habitat of India and Nepal.
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