Karnataka News: A legislator in Karnataka was so angry with the elephants that he even proposed ‘elephant feticide’ in the assembly on Thursday. He informed the House about the losses and sufferings caused to the people and farmers of his constituency due to elephants. Discussions took place in the assembly on the rampant lynching of elephants in some parts of the state, particularly in Mudigere in Chikmagalur district. Some other legislators also presented the problems caused by elephants and other wild animals.
Proposed ‘elephant foeticide’ given in assembly
Assembly Speaker Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri suggested the state government to set up a special high-level committee regarding the steps to be taken and work accordingly. Brave MLA MP On the issue raised by Kumaraswamy, Minister Shivaram Hebbar said on behalf of the Chief Minister that it has been found that an elephant is causing most problems in the area and instructions have been given to form a team to capture it. Kumaraswamy said that so far six people have died in his constituency due to the menace of elephants. Kumaraswamy said: “Elephants are increasing in population, they are not being moved to other places or feticide is taking place to reduce their numbers.”
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