The 1200 sq km Chilika lake is spread over the three districts of Ganjam, Puri and Khurda. Mafias constructed the gheries inside the vast lake illegally for prawn culture, as prawn business is very lucrative.
Chilika, the biggest
waterfowl habitat in the country, has seen an increase in the
number of winged visitors this winter and rare White Tailed
Sea Eagle, a migratory bird, was sighted almost after a