On 29 July, Gorakhpur got the first time hosting an international seminar on World Tiger Day. In this program, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Forest, Environment, Zoological Park and Climate Change, Dr. Arun Kumar Saxena had directed to halve the entrance fee of the zoological park on Nagpanchami during the ‘Inter-frontier Cooperation Workshop for Tiger Conservation’.
In compliance with his announcement, Manoj Singh, Additional Chief Secretary, Environment, Forest and Climate Change Department, on the auspicious occasion of Nagpanchami, gave the general public the sight of snakes and other knowledge related to them, in view of the entry ticket window of Shaheed Ashfaq Ulla Khan Zoological Park Gorakhpur. It has been decided to give 50 percent discount on taking. They have also issued written guidelines in this regard. Director of Zoological Park Dr H Raja Mohan told that the permission of the government has been received. On Tuesday, the entrance fee of the zoological park will be half charged.