Officer awarded by PETA for feeding strays during lockdown, is Lucknow zoo's newest brand ambassador
The officer will undertake initiatives for attracting the citizens towards issues related to animal protection.
Straight out of grim dealings of a police station, a high-ranked officer is all set to represent the lively Lucknow zoo. After Chiranjeev Nath Sinha, a senior member of the city's police personnel was recognised and credited by PETA for feeding stray animals during the lockdown, the authorities have designated him as the brand ambassador of Lucknow zoo. He is currently serving as the Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (ADCP) for Lucknow central zone.
Care & compassion traits bag the new role for the officer
Speaking about the latest appointment, Lucknow zoo director R.K. Singh applauded Sinha's efforts and commitment towards assuring food and water for stray animals during the continuing COVID restrictions. He further stated that the acclaimed officer has expressed eagerness towards adopting animals and this makes a perfect reason for delegating him with the responsibilities of the zoo's brand ambassador.
Expounding upon his new role, the director informed that Singh will undertake initiatives for attracting the citizens towards issues related to animal protection. Additionally, he will also spread awareness about the significance of diverse fauna in our ecosystem. Thereby, he will motivate and inspire citizens to adopt more animals and take due care of them.
"I will do my best to encourage adoption"
Elated by the new nomination, the officer asserted that the tag of 'Ambassador' for the much loved and cherished city zoo, brings a moment of prestige for him. "The adoption of zoo inmates such as chimpanzee, giraffe, elephant or any other not only strengthens the zoo but also helps the animals to get a good diet for staying healthy and fit. I will do my best to encourage adoption," he said. Given his involvement in public affairs for a long time, it would be interesting to note the interventions that he works out for reaching the desired goals.
-With inputs from IANs