Madras High Court calls for policy to prohibit future ownership of Elephants by private individuals, temples; seeks State response

"Any kind of mistreatment of elephants and other animals must be dealt with promptly and as mercilessly as such persons deal with the animals," the Court added, in its order.
Elephants and Madras High Court
Elephants and Madras High Court

The Madras High Court on Tuesday opined that a uniform policy should be put in place to completely prohibit future ownership of elephants by individuals or temples and to bring all elephants under the care of the Forest Department.

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