Welfare of Captive Elephants: Madras High Court may hold hearing at temples, elephant parks to find out how elephants are being treated

The Court also reiterated its earlier view that the private ownership of captive elephants must be put an end to in the future.
Madras High Court and Elephant
Madras High Court and Elephant

The Madras High Court on Thursday hinted that it may hold a hearing in a less formal setting and in the open at places where captive elephants are kept, in temples or elephant parks, so that the Court can directly discern how the elephants are being treated (Rangarajan Narasimhan v. The Chief Secretary and ors).

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