World Sparrow Day observed on 20 March 2015 [ Current Affairs ]


The World Sparrow Day was observed globally on 20 March 2015.Theme of this day is I Love Sparrows and inspired by the hope that more and more of us will celebrate the relationship between People and Sparrows.

  1. World Sparrow Day organised by the Nature Forever Society of India in collaboration with the Eco-Sys Action Foundation (France) and numerous other national and international organizations across the world.
  2. The aim to celebrate this day is spreading the awareness on the need of conserving common biodiversity or species of lower conservation status.
  3. Mohammed Dilawar was stared the Nature Forever Society and started his work helping the house sparrow in Nashik .
  4. In 2008, Mohammed Dilawar received award the Heroes of the Environment by Time magazine for his efforts.
  5. The Indian Postal Department released a stamp of the house sparrow on 20 March 2010.
  6. Sparrow was declared as the state bird of Delhi by the then Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit in 2012.

- Published on: March 24, 2015