In Conversation with Dr MK Ranjitsinh

Meet the architect of some of India's most important wildlife and conservation laws
RG Sustain Staff

Over the last 5O years, Dr MK Ranjitsinh’s contribution has shifted and shaped the course of Inda’s wildlife conservation. He is the prime architect of the Wildlife Conservation Act 1972 — the first, and most important, legislation on wildlife conservation in the country. In his tenure he set up four sanctuaries, eight national parks and doubled the area of three existing national parks. Hear him speak of drafting policies, protecting forests, bringing back the gharial from the brink of extinction and India’s unending obsession with the tiger.

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