Complaint filed against Assamese singer for using protected bird in music video
Wildlife activist and Secretray of Conservation & Research of Bio-Diversity and Environment (CORBIE) NGO, Nabajyoti Barman has lodged a complaint to The Assistant Director, Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, against the producer of the Assamese song 'Jonbil', Simanta Sekhar and Ragini Katuri Priya, for using a 'Parakeet' in the video.
The complainant while raising the complaint said that the species of Parakeet used in the video is protected under Schedule of the Wildlife Protection Act 1972.
He further mentioned that the use of wild species which is protected by law is fully a violation of the species rights and it is a threat to the life of the species as well as the ecosystem.
File photo of Simanata Shekhar and a shot from the Jonbil video