Plea in Delhi High Court alleges lone African elephant in Delhi Zoo chained for 17 hours, mistreated

The plea claimed that the elephant has no space to move around and has had no olfactory, visual or vocal communication with any other elephant since 2005 when another pachyderm in the zoo had passed away.
Plea in Delhi High Court alleges lone African elephant in Delhi Zoo chained for 17 hours, mistreated
Delhi High court

The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notices to Central government, National Zoological Park and Central Zoo Authority on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking translocation of the lone African Elephant in Delhi who has remained in solitary captivity for nearly 17 years [Nikita Dhawan Thr Her Next Friend v Union of India and Ors].

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