Former England Captain Kevin Pietersen, met India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and had a good conversation on the release of Cheetahs. Earlier, Pietersen also met Home Minister Amit Shah, and was invited to attend The Raisina Dialogue in Delhi. On Friday Pietersen tweeted “On your birthday, Sir @narendramodi, it is an honour to talk so passionately and sincerely about the liberation of cheetahs. Thanks for the warm handshake and contagious smile. Seeing you again, Sir, is something I really look forward to!”
An honor to speak so passionately and warmly about the release of cheetahs on your birthday, Sir @narendramodi. Thank you for your infectious smile and firm handshake.
I really look forward to seeing you again, Sir! 🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/9gEe3e1wwV
— Kevin Pietersen🦏 (@KP24) March 3, 2023
Last month, 12 cheetahs arrived from South Africa at the Gwalior Airport in Madhya Pradesh. The C-17 Globemaster Cargo aircraft of the Indian Air Force carried the cheetahs on their journey. As The Kuno National Park in the state of Madhya Pradesh will serve as their new habitat from there.
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) March 2, 2023
The number of big cats in the national park increased to 20 when 12 cheetahs were returned to Kuno for rehabilitation. The South African cheetahs are currently being quarantined.
On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed the fresh group of cheetahs. Kuno National Park is home to 12 cheetahs.
In addition, Pietersen actively participates in the preservation and protection of wildlife and is engaged in an African rhino conservation initiative.
In his incredible cricketing career, Kevin Pietersen represented England in 104 Tests, 136 ODIs, and 37 T20 Internationals. Not to be forgotten, the Pietersen also participated in 36 IPL games and scored 1001 runs.