Peacock, the national bird, is not buried like that, what is the special rule for the last farewell?


New Delhi: The death of 6 peacocks in Bihar’s Gopalganj within a week has shocked the forest department. Some even plucked their wings by killing them to serve their personal interests. Where is the justice in killing this innocent creature called the national bird of India for some greed. According to the Indian Wildlife Protection Act 1972, killing a peacock or any bird is punishable by 7 years imprisonment. But did you know that the national bird title peafowl is not cremated after death, but cremated as per the protocol. Let me know.

The body of the peacock is not buried like that
From childhood we read that peacock is our national bird. That is why the method of burying the peacock after its death is also different. Peacocks are not buried anywhere after death. For this, his body is cremated as per protocol. For this, the peacock’s carcass was first wrapped in the Indian flag. After this he is given a dignified farewell. Only the state forest department conducts the last rites of peacocks. Sometimes people also offer flowers on the dead body of peacock. After the peacock’s death in Bharatpur in Bhopal and recently in Gopalganj in Rajasthan, videos of his funeral have also gone viral.

Also know these things about Peacock
Peacock is considered as one of the most beautiful birds in the world. It is also called the king of birds because of the crown on its head. It looks very beautiful because of its crown-like crest and colorful rainbow colors. It has been declared as the national bird by the Government of India since January 26, 1963. The peacock is protected under the Indian Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, a parliamentary act.


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