Van Vihar to mark `World Sparrow Day`

The Van Vihar National Park in Bhopal will organise programmes to mark "World Sparrow Day" Tuesday.

Updated: Mar 19, 2012, 19:42 PM IST

Bhopal: The Van Vihar National Park here will organise programmes to mark "World Sparrow Day" Tuesday.

These will include a painting competition for school students and discussions. The objective of the programmes is to create awareness about conservation of sparrow species, an official said.

The sparrow`s numbers have declined sharply in recent times.

IANS