Unnatural deaths of elephants and bison in North Bengal: Calcutta HC takes suo motu cognizance

"...it is time for the judiciary to have a look at matters touching the safety of the jungle habitat and the forests, having particular regard to the interest of the wildlife...", the Bench said, while taking cognizance.
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ElephantsParveen Kaswan

Acting on its own motion, the Calcutta High Court has taken cognizance of the mounting numbers of the unnatural deaths of elephant, bison, and other wildlife in North Bengal (In Re: Unnatural death of Elephants, Bisons and other wild animals, birds, reptiles, amphibians etc. in North Bengal during the recent past).

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