The story of Seshachalam is in Pushpa

The story of Seshachalam is in ‘Pushpa’ … now know such things of this forest, which were not known in the film

A film has come, which is in a lot of discussion right now. The name of the film is Pushpa. Maybe you’ve seen it too. Pushpa tells about red sandalwood smuggling in a forest and is shown on the film screen. In the film Pushpa, it is shown how red sandalwood is smuggled in this forest and how this red sandalwood is sold. You may have liked the story, action of the film, but do you know that there are other such facts of this forest, which are really surprising.

So today we tell you what is special about this forest and what is so special about this sandalwood that there is so much controversy about it. This sandalwood is so precious that now many commandos have been deployed for this security. So let’s know every single thing related to it so that you too can know about this unique treasure of India…

Where is this forest?

The name of this forest is Seshachalam forest. This forest covers an area of ​​more than five lakh hectares of Seshachalam hills. This forest is known for its red sandalwood and red sandalwood is found only in Kadapa, Chittoor and Nellore districts of Andhra Pradesh state. Red sandalwood is found only in a special place in India and that is this forest. This wood has special importance and is used in these things. Much of it is imported outside and now it goes out illegally.

Now due to the rareness of this red sandalwood, smugglers have a special eye on this forest and smugglers also get a lot of benefit from it. However, now this harvesting has been banned and it is illegal to take it out of Andhra Pradesh. The scientific name of red sandalwood is Pterocarpus santalinus. It is said that the protection of these sandalwood trees is done by the Special Task Force personnel. However, the number of special red sandalwood trees found here has reduced by 50 percent.

What is the use of red sandalwood?

Red sandalwood is in high demand for furniture, decorative items, traditional instruments. Apart from this, statues of Hindu gods and goddesses, picture frames and household boxes used to make dolls as well as dolls. In Japan, there is a demand for this wood because of the special instrument. It is said to be used to make medicines, perfumes, facial creams, fragrances and even aphrodisiacs. The price of sandalwood wood in the international market is very high. There is a demand for these woods in many other countries including China, Japan, Singapore, UAE, Australia, but the highest demand is in China.

Shamisen made of wood

A report of the Satyagraha states that the traditional musical instrument in Japan, the Shamisen, used to import red sandalwood from India. It is said that every year tens of tons of red sandalwood are still being used to make it. There is a tradition of giving it at the time of marriage. Furniture made from it also sells very expensive and it is seen as a status symbol. It is also believed that red sandalwood proves to be very helpful in preventing radiation from nuclear reactors. Red sandalwood is considered the best for the Japanese musical instrument Shamisen. It is mentioned in the film.

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