3 cheetahs were killed in Chhattisgarh: You know facts

Cheetahs are making a comeback in the country after 70 years. Eight cheetahs brought from Namibia will be kept in the enclosure of Kuno National Park in Sheopur district of Madhya Pradesh. These are being brought alive on the birthday of PM Modi.

Cheetahs are making a comeback in the country after 70 years. Eight cheetahs brought from Namibia will be kept in the enclosure of Kuno National Park in the Sheopur district of Madhya Pradesh. It is being brought alive on the birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

In India, which was once home to cheetahs, cheetahs became completely extinct at the time of independence. In 1947-48, the last three cheetahs of the country were hunted by Maharaja Ramanuj Pratap of the Koriya State (now Chhattisgarh) of Madhya Pradesh. Cheetahs were declared extinct in India in 1952. Now after 70 years the waiting clocks are about to end. Once the cheetah will give its knock on the land of the country.

It is said that in 1947-48, Maharaja Ramanuj Pratap Singhdev of the Koriya State of Chhattisgarh hunted the last 3 Asiatic cheetahs in the country. Since then, Asiatic cheetahs have never been seen in India. According to the information, Maharaj Ramanuj Pratap Singhdev was very fond of hunting. He hunted many animals like the tiger, leopard, deer, cheetah, and reindeer during his lifetime, whose testimony is still given today by hanging heads on the walls of Ramanuja Palace. In 1948, Ramanuj Pratap Singhdev went hunting in the forest near a village near Baikunthpur. The villagers had spoken of a wild animal attack and pleaded for help.

The photo was taken after killing the cheetahs

The villagers had complained about the man-eating wild animal to Ramanuj Pratap Singhdev. After which Maharaj went out hunting and he killed three cheetahs at once. All three males hunted were cheetahs and were not fully grown adults. According to tradition, the Maharaj took photographs of the three dead leopards with guns. It is believed that these 3 cheetahs were the last Asiatic cheetahs from India and after that Asiatic cheetahs were never seen in India. At the same time, cheetahs are returning again in India, and then suddenly the talk of Maharaja Ramanuj Pratap Singhdev’s last cheetah hunting in India is again in the headlines.

Cheetahs were seen after 3 years of hunting

In media reports, Maharaja Ramanuj Pratap Singh is being projected as the killer of India’s last cheetahs, while his granddaughter Ambika Singhdev expressed her displeasure over this. Regarding this, Ambika Singhdev said that it is definitely true that my father had hunted cheetahs, but there is no official proof that he was the last cheetah in the country. His father Ramchandra Singhdev had to say that even after Maharaj Ramanuj Pratap Singh hunted cheetahs, cheetahs were seen in this area. Although Ambika Singhdev has only heard the whole story of cheetah hunting from her family members. Ramchandra Singhdev, son of Ramanuj Pratap Singhdev, also believed that even after the incident of hunting of cheetahs of Maharaja Ramanuj Pratap Singh, he had seen cheetahs even after two and a half to three years in the area where the hunt was done.

The Maharaja of Surguja killed 1170 tigers

In the 19th century, Korea was an important princely state of the then Central Province and Berar region. Baikunthpur was its capital and Shivamangal Singhdev was the king. After the death of Shivamangal Singhdev on 18 November 1909, his eldest son Ramanuj Pratap Singhdev became the Maharaja of the princely state of Korea. After attaining adulthood, he completely took over the affairs of the princely state from the year 1925. Surrounded by dense forest, there were fearsome animals like tigers, leopards, and leopards in this area. The king used to hunt them to show his valour. During that time the number of tigers and the process of hunting was high. In Bastar: 1949, a chapter in the autobiography of noted bird expert Salim Ali, he wrote that the Maharaja of Surguja had hunted more than 1170 tigers during his time. Surguja was a princely state adjoining Korea.

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