Darrah National Park

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Darrah National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Map showing the location of Darrah National Park
Map showing the location of Darrah National Park
Map of India
Location Rajasthan, India
Nearest city Kota
Coordinates 24°52′05″N 75°51′22″E / 24.868°N 75.856°E / 24.868; 75.856Coordinates: 24°52′05″N 75°51′22″E / 24.868°N 75.856°E / 24.868; 75.856[1]
Established 2004

Darrah National Park in Rajasthan, India is a national park established in 2004 consisting of three wildlife sanctuaries in Rajasthan—Darrah Wildlife Sanctuary, Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary, and Jaswant Sagar Wildlife Sanctuary. The national park contains large tracts of forests formerly part of the Maharaja of Kota's hunting grounds. The park was embroiled in a political controversy over its nomenclature, when the Bharatiya Janata Party state government revoked the decision that it be called the Rajiv Gandhi National Park.[2]

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