Prime Minister Narendra Modi(ANI file photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi(ANI file photo)

‘With 3,000 tigers, India one of safest habitats in the world,’ says PM Modi, releases tiger census report

The tiger population in India has increased from 2,226 in 2014 to 2,967 in 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.
New Delhi | By Indo-Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2019 10:23 AM IST

The tiger population in India has increased from 2,226 in 2014 to 2,967 in 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.

“Nine long years ago, it was decided in St. Petersburg that the target of doubling the tiger population would be 2022. We in India completed this target four years early,” He said releasing the results of the fourth cycle of All India Tiger Estimation at his official residence here.

“The results of the just declared tiger census would make every Indian, every Nature lover happy,” he added.

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