Madras High Court judge visits injured 60-year-old temple elephant; urges State to shift elephants in captivity to rehab camps

On February 26 this year, Justice Swaminathan visited a 60-year-old elephant, Lalitha and noticed the she had several physical injuries and was in poor health.
Justice Swaminathan and elephants
Justice Swaminathan and elephants

The Madras High Court recently said that the Tamil Nadu government must implement the Court's 2020 order prohibiting any new acquisition or ownership of elephants by temples or private individuals.

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