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Picture of Dead Parrot Hung By Kite Manja Is Going Viral

Published on 17 January, 2019 at 12:04 pm By

Makar Sankranti is one of the most widespread Indian festivals. Building bonfires, feeding the cattle and the poor, making sweets and flying kites are all a part of the festivities. But amidst all the fun and hoohaa there is something that we conveniently forget. And a picture of a dead parrot that’s currently going viral on the internet reminds us of this. Don’t know what this is about? Well, it’s about how the manja we use in kite flying, is life-threatening for birds.


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People throw little caution over using poor quality kite flying threads, because who cares about the birds. But this dead parrot will definitely make all of you think about what we can do to save them.

 

 

Before we proceed, it is only fair to let you know the picture is graphic of sorts. And is certainly heartbreaking. Now, here’s what happened.  A Twitter user posted a picture of a dead parrot hanging on a tree with manja around his neck. Sounds extreme right? Well, have a look for yourself.

Here is the dead parrot picture in question:

 


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Bhavik Thaker, who took the picture aptly titled it ‘Kai Po Che?‘ It brings out the dark flipside of the festivities. And Bidita Bag brought this to the notice of millions of Twitter users. Soon after she shared this incident, Twitterati began reacting.

This is what some of the tweets went like:

 

Earth is not only for humans, stop being so greedy

 

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Heartbreaking

 

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That’s so ironic!

 

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Nylon threads are dangerous, even for humans

 

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Even bikers get cuts and bruises due to this manja

 

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It is dishearting to note that people continue to use cheap Chinese nylon threads despite the ban on them. We need to realize that a few moments of fun for us is life threating for birds. And not just birds, the nylon threads are also dangerous of human beings.

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