The salt desert of the Rann of Kutch in Gujarat is one of the world’s greatest wildernesses and a significant attraction for people across the world. Rahul Johri, EVP and GM – South Asia & Southeast Asia, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific, presented the programme REVEALED: RANN OF KUTCH to the Honourable Chief Minister of Gujarat, Smt. Anandiben Patel, at her office in Gandhinagar.
Commenting on the launch, Rahul Johri, Executive Vice President and General Manager – South Asia & Southeast Asia, Discovery Networks Asia Pacific said, “The viewers will get a first-hand experience of wetlands, thorn forests, grasslands and marshes that surround this salt land and together make the incredible biosphere of the Rann of Kutch.”
Showcasing the breathtaking beauty of the mystique Rann, Discovery Channel will premiere Revealed: Rann of Kutch on Monday, December 8 at 9 pm.
While on the face of it, the Rann does seem to be deserted, there is much more to it than meets the eye. The Rann and the areas around it support a staggering diversity of life and cultures. Discovery Channel’s Revealed: Rann of Kutch explores some of them like never before. It features some rarely filmed and curious creatures of the Rann, like the subterranean dwellers, the Desert Jird, the elusive Desert Fox and the extinct volcano, Dhino Dhar.
The programme reveals the diversegroupsof ethnicities that nest in The Rann of Kutch. Viewers will meet innovative tourist guides in a horse safari, intrepid honey gatherers negotiating a hive of wild rock bees, village artisans and craftsman, salt-pan workers and high tech wind farm technicians.