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India’s richest family unveils plan for the world’s largest zoo with 280 hectares of land

India’s richest family has unveiled their lavish plan for the world’s largest zoo with a massive 280-acre land.

The Ambani clan, which owns the $ 168 billion company Reliance, plans to house about 100 different species at the zoo and build an animal shelter in the town of Jamnagar, western India.

But the Ambanis, who have seen Hillary Clinton and Priyanka Chopra attend their family weddings, have sparked anger among animal rights activists after two rare black panthers were transferred from a state-run zoo to their own private establishment in a ‘silence’. hush ‘movement.

India's richest family has unveiled their lavish plan for the world's largest zoo with a massive 280-acre land. In the photo: Mukesh Ambani, India's richest man, with his wife Nita

India’s richest family has unveiled their lavish plan for the world’s largest zoo with a massive 280-acre land. In the photo: Mukesh Ambani, India’s richest man, with his wife Nita

The project is the brainchild of Anant Ambani, 25, (photo left of his sister Isha's wedding), son of the 12th richest man in the world and chairman of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani

The project is the brainchild of Anant Ambani, 25, (photo left of his sister Isha's wedding), son of the 12th richest man in the world and chairman of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani

The project is the brainchild of Anant Ambani, 25, (photo left of his sister Isha’s wedding), son of the 12th richest man in the world and chairman of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani

The project is the brainchild of Anant Ambani, 25, the son of the 12th richest man in the world and chairman of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani, reports The week

The zoo, which will be called ‘Greens Zoological Rescue and Rehabilitation Kingdom’, will be home to 100 different species of animals, birds and reptiles from around the world, including the African lion, Komodo dragon, gorillas and giraffes, according to local media.

The exotic animals will be housed in the Forest of India, Marshes of West Coast and Exotic Island sections, among others.

Despite being in its infancy, the zoo has already sparked controversy among local animal rights groups.

In January, the Ambani family, with a net worth of about $ 80 billion, managed to strike a deal and acquire a pair of two rare black panthers from the state-run Guwahati Zoo, the report said. Times of IndiaIn return, Reliance Industries gave the zoo two pairs of zebras from Israel.

But the Ambanis have sparked anger among animal rights activists after two rare black panthers were transferred from a state-run zoo to their own private establishment in a 'hush-hush' move (photo file)

But the Ambanis have sparked anger among animal rights activists after two rare black panthers were transferred from a state-run zoo to their own private establishment in a 'hush-hush' move (photo file)

But the Ambanis have sparked anger among animal rights activists after two rare black panthers were transferred from a state-run zoo to their own private establishment in a ‘hush-hush’ move (photo file)

But many activists and the local ruling political party Assam Pradesh Congress Committee have condemned the move.

It seems that even wild animals kept in captivity in zoos cannot escape the tentacles of large corporate houses, as the recent ‘hush-hush’ transfer of two black panthers from the State Zoo in Guwahati to a zoo in Gujarat being set up by the Ambanis Confidence Group has proven it, ”the party said Northeast Now News

About 100 activists from the Chiriakhana Suraksha Mancha group gathered outside the Ambani zoo on Sunday to protest the transfer.

“We decided to organize the protest to highlight the irregularities at the zoo and also the transfer of the two black panthers in violation of the rules,” said Rajkumar Baishya, general secretary of the Mancha. The Telegraph India

The largest zoo in the world is just one of many extravagant purchases the Ambani family has made.

They own the Mumbai Indians cricket franchise that features some of the game’s biggest stars and have previously been associated with buying football clubs in Liverpool or West Ham.

The Ambanis are no strangers to A-List stars - and a string of celebrities are always invited to their famous family weddings. Pictured: Tony and Cherie Blair attended the wedding reception of billionaire heir, Akash Ambani, in Mumbai with Cherie in a sari and Tony in a traditional bandhgala

The Ambanis are no strangers to A-List stars - and a string of celebrities are always invited to their famous family weddings. Pictured: Tony and Cherie Blair attended the wedding reception of billionaire heir, Akash Ambani, in Mumbai with Cherie in a sari and Tony in a traditional bandhgala

The Ambanis are no strangers to A-List stars – and a string of celebrities are always invited to their famous family weddings. Pictured: Tony and Cherie Blair attended the wedding reception of billionaire heir, Akash Ambani, in Mumbai with Cherie in a sari and Tony in a traditional bandhgala

In a photo that could have been taken at a premiere, Priyanka and Nick look lovingly at each other on the red carpet as part of Isha Ambani

In a photo that could have been taken at a premiere, Priyanka and Nick look lovingly at each other on the red carpet as part of Isha Ambani

In a photo that could have been taken at a premiere, Priyanka and Nick look lovingly at each other on the red carpet as part of Isha Ambani

Mukesh made headlines in 2010 when his $ 1 billion Antilia residence was unveiled in Mumbai.

The family home is a 27-story building, including three helipads, a 168-car garage, a ballroom, an 80-seat theater, terraced gardens, a spa, and a temple. Their needs are met by 600 employees.

The family’s Reliance Industries business sparked a price war in the Indian telecom market with the launch of Jio, a 4G telephone service, in 2016.

During the pandemic, Mukesh was able to raise more than $ 20 billion by selling a third of Jio to companies like Google and Facebook, according to Forbes.

The Ambanis are no strangers to A-List stars – and a string of celebrities are always invited to their famous family weddings.

Just married! 27-year-old bride Isha Ambani and 33-year-old husband of billionaire Anand Piramal were married on Wednesday in the presence of VIP guests, including Hillary Clinton and Priyanka Chopra, in her family's 27-story Mumbai home. Tonight, the celebrations continued with a sophisticated soiree in town. Pictured, Miss Ambani and Mr Piramal at tonight's event

Just married! 27-year-old bride Isha Ambani and 33-year-old husband of billionaire Anand Piramal were married on Wednesday in the presence of VIP guests, including Hillary Clinton and Priyanka Chopra, in her family's 27-story Mumbai home. Tonight, the celebrations continued with a sophisticated soiree in town. Pictured, Miss Ambani and Mr Piramal at tonight's event

Just married! 27-year-old bride Isha Ambani and 33-year-old husband of billionaire Anand Piramal were married on Wednesday in the presence of VIP guests, including Hillary Clinton and Priyanka Chopra, in her family’s 27-story Mumbai home. Tonight, the celebrations continued with a sophisticated soiree in town. Pictured, Miss Ambani and Mr Piramal at tonight’s event

Indian actress Vidya Balan shared this photo of Hillary Clinton at one of the pre-wedding events of Isha's wedding

Indian actress Vidya Balan shared this photo of Hillary Clinton at one of the pre-wedding events of Isha's wedding

Indian actress Vidya Balan shared this photo of Hillary Clinton at one of the pre-wedding events of Isha’s wedding

Mukesh’s daughter Isha Ambani married billionaire property mogul Anand Piramal in the presence of VIP guests including Hillary Clinton and Priyanka Chopra in the family’s 27-story Mumbai home.

The wedding is said to have cost a whopping $ 100 million (£ 74.9 million) and involved a series of events, including a private Beyoncé concert. Other estimates put the cost at $ 15 million (£ 12 million).

Meanwhile, in March 2019, son Akash Ambani married Shloka Mehta, daughter of Russell Mehta who owns the Rosy Blue diamond company at the Jio World Center.

They had a guest list of very influential people, including former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his wife Cherie, Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey.

Who is the richest man in India, Mukesh Ambani, and how did he make his fortune?

Mukesh Ambani inherited the earnings of his wealth from his father who was the son of a Gujarati village school teacher

Mukesh Ambani inherited the earnings of his wealth from his father who was the son of a Gujarati village school teacher

Mukesh Ambani inherited the earnings of his wealth from his father who was the son of a Gujarati village school teacher

Mukesh Ambani is an all-out vegetarian who describes his wife as quiet, modest and shy.

He likes to visit game parks and once said that he tries to watch three Bollywood movies a week.

The billionaire inherited the earnings of his wealth from his father Dhirubhai, who was the son of a Gujarati teacher at a village school.

According to the Times of India, his father moved to Mumbai with just a few rupees in his pocket. In forty years, he built a global petroleum company.

Mukesh was one of the two sons, Anil was the other.

He trained as a chemical engineer in Mumbai and went to Stanford University, USA, before working for his father.

The businessman then inherited his share of the business after his father died of a stroke in 2002.

Originally the brother tried to keep it together, but after an argument, their mother intervened and split it into two parts.

Mukesh walked away with the petroleum, oil, gas, and textile weapons, while his brother got the parts for telecommunications, asset management, entertainment, and power generation.

But this did not stop the entrepreneur from entering these markets.

In 2013, he signed a deal with New Delhi-based Bharti Airtel to build India’s 4G network and launched his own smartphone brand, LYF, which became the country’s third most popular brand.

Other business ventures include working with fashion labels such as Jimmy Choo, Paul Smith and Emporio Armani.

He is currently engaged in a vicious feud with Amazon and Walmart over the dominance of the growing online Indian market.