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Second Time in a Row – Elephant at a Function in Navi Mumbai

Second Time in a Row – Elephant at a Function in Navi Mumbai

A week has not passed over the event of using an elephant for a wedding procession. This week, for the second time, another elephant at a function was spotted in Navi Mumbai. Owing to the sensitiveness of the matter, an animal activist group had filed a complaint with the local forest department to look into this serious matter. The use of elephants for the religious or personal events is banned in some areas of Mumbai and Thane. Yet people continue to torture the poor animal for their fun and entertainment….

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Elephant at Wedding Ceremony: Complaint Lodged by an NGO

Elephant at Wedding Ceremony: Complaint Lodged by an NGO

In a recent wedding procession at Koparkhairane in Navi Mumbai, an elephant was used to adorn the procession. Owing to the sensitiveness of the matter, an NGO (Non-Governmental Organization) of the locality has filed a complaint with the forest authorities along with the local civic body against the illegal use of an elephant at wedding. The NGO is named as PAWS-Mumbai (Plants and Animals Welfare Society). The NGO has also sought for a detailed inquiry into this illegal case of the torture of animals. As per the recent rules regarding…

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Celebrities Join In to Transfer Elephant named Gajraj to Animal Shelter

Celebrities Join In to Transfer The Elephant named Gajraj to Animal Shelter

We witnessed the sad plight of the ailing 63-year-old elephant named Gajraj. The elephant from Aundh in Satara District of Mumbai has been suffering from quite a time now. Owing to the same reason, there is an increasing movement in the country to protect the poor animal. The movements are with the support to take Gajraj to an animal shelter where he could find some respite. Being aged, the elephant needs to spend some time in peace during the last remaining years of its life. As many as 15000 citizens…

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