Dr. Shivarama Karanth Biological Park at Pilikula has invited essays from high school and college students on the “Role of student on wildlife welfare” for a competition.

The essays, in English or Kannada not exceeding 1,500 words, should reach its director on or before January 23, 2013. The essay competition has been organised on the occasion of animal welfare fortnight 2013, the park’s director H.J. Bhandary, said in a release. Judges will select 15 participants in each category.

A quiz will be conducted for the selected participants on January 26 at the park at 3 p.m. The first and second prize winners in each category will be provided with free entry pass to the Pilikula Biological Park for a period of one year in addition to the prize and certificate.

Participants will receive a certificate, he said. For details, call 0824-2263300.


  • Judges will select 15 participants

  • A quiz will be conducted for winners


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