Salim Ali was a famous bird scientist and environmentalist in India. He is also known as the ‘World Man of India’. He was born on 12 November 1896 in a Bohra Muslim family in Mumbai.
Salim Ali’s full name was ‘Salim Moinuddin Abdul Ali’. He was born on 12 November 1896 in a Bohra Muslim family in Mumbai. He was the youngest of his 9 siblings. His parents died when Salim aki was very young and he was nurtured by the maternal uncle (Mama) and paternal aunt (Chachi). He was a famous Indian bird scientist and environmental protection plaintiff. He also discovered a rare species of sparrow.
He died on 20 June 1987 at the age of 90. He has also received the ‘Padma Bhushan’ Award in 1976 by the Government of India.
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