Tuesday, January 26, 2010


Sita Mata Sanctuary, Dharlyavad

This thickly wooded jungle sprawls over the Aravalli ranges and the Malwa plateau with three rivers flowing through the forest. According to the legend, Sita, wife of Lord Rama stayed in this jungle in Rishi Valmiki's ashram after Lord Rama exiled her. The fauna here includes leopard, hyena, jungle fox, porcupine, sambhar, wild boar, four horned antelope, nilgai and flying squirrel.

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