Mysuru: It was a day of fun for several students of Higher Primary School in N. Belathuru, H.D. Kote Taluk as they learned the art of making animal masks. There were pink rabbits, neon leopards and black bears. But students were more than thrilled to wear these colourful masks of these animals as they were made by them with simple crayons and sketch pens.
The mask making activity was a part of International Tiger Day celebration organised by Srinivasan Services Trust (SST), Social Arm of TVS Motor Company & Sundaram-Clayton & Wildlife Conservation Foundation (WCF) jointly celebrated the International Tiger Day at Higher Primary School in N. Belathuru.
Children were told that tigers are majestic and awe-inspiring animals that have fascinated humans for centuries. They are also powerful symbols of culture and spirituality.
Rajkumar, Founder of WCF emphasized on the importance and conservation of Tigers.
Field Director of SST stressed on the fact that protecting the natural habitats of tigers was crucial and awareness among support for tiger conservation issues is the need of the hour.
The school Head Master, Teachers, School Development and Monitoring Committee (SDMC) members were also present.