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Madras HC Asks TN Govt To Create Elephant Ownership Policies

The Madras High Court has asked the Tamil Nadu Government to create a uniform policy towards elephant ownership owing to their exploitation. Further, the court suggested ensuring all private and temple-owned elephants should come under the Forest Department, meanwhile ban the private ownership of elephants completely. Moreover, listening to the petition of a Srirangam temple devotee against elephant exploitation, the court added that offenders "must be dealt with promptly and mercilessly."

Sat, 27 Feb 2021 - 05:38 PM / by Nikita Thakur

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