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ADJUTANT. A military officer, attached to every battalion of a regiment. It is his duty to superintend, under his superiors, all matters relating to the ordinary routine of discipline in the regiment.

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Adjutant Stork are a rare species birds, which were once common across the wetlands in south-east Asia, but are now classified as endangered.
The region in and around Bankura is regarded as a haven for the Lesser Adjutant Stork, which is a rare species of the stork family.
The global population of the Greater Adjutant stork is likely to be around 900-1,000, with the Bramhaputra region alone consisting of about 700 of them.