This egg shaped island is named after Sri Ranganatha. The city
served as the base for powerful empires of Gangas, Vijayanagara viceroys, Mysore kings and as the capital city of Hyder and Tipu Sultan.
A year on, number of volunteers trying to bring back the sparrows has only increased. This year they are roping in more colleges and corporates to do the same – make it safer for these birds to come back.