Bari Kothi is situated on the banks of River Ganga and is considered to be a city palace in the town of Azimganj. Wildlife in the region comprises primarily of birds such as - Red Avadavat, Barn swallow, Loten's sunbird, Red turtle dove, Olive-backed pipit, Bengal Bush Lark, Black-headed Oriole, Small Green Bee-eater, Coppersmith barbet and many others.
Belonging to the Jain community, our family follows Ahimsa, meaning non-violence and believes ‘all life on Earth is sacred and everything has a right to live fearlessly to its maximum potential’. Hence, we have always been compassionate towards the wildlife specially birds. To generate awareness, we take the following measures to conserve and protect these species of birds.
- We have curated experiences where guests could sail through the Ganges and experience the wildlife on the banks of Ganges.
- Installed bird feeders at the Ghaat.
- Planted more trees at the Ghaat area and driveway.
- We use only natural pest control sprays.
- To avoid collision of birds with overhead wires, we have laid them underground.
- We avoid the use of plastic in the property. If used, they are disposed responsibly.
- We promote reading books on birds of Murshidabad.
- We are trying to tie-up with bird conservation groups/organizations.