Jumbo celebration on Sreekutty's birthday
Kattakkada (Thiruvananthapuram): An elephant calf celebrated its birthday grandly by cutting a special cake. The tourists were surprised to watch the birthday celebration of elephant calf Sreekutty at Kappukadu elephant rehabilitation centre.
Sreekutty was brought from Thenmala to Kappukadu elephant rehabilitation centre on November 8, 2019. So, this date is celebrated as her birthday, said the forest department authorities.
Secretary to forest department Rajesh Kumar Sinha was the special guest at the event. He cut the cake and gifted a traditional shawl to the elephant calf. The special cake was made of sugarcane, pineapple and jaggery.
Fifteen other elephants at the rehabilitation centre honoured Sreekutty on her birthday. Many people including forest department officials and tourists took part in the birthday celebration.