THIS WAS AN AUTHORISED ACT TO STOP A MANEATER
Incidents of man-animal conflict are on the rise. The Avni killing is an extreme instance, but the difference here is that this act was by a government official who had clear orders.
The orders were issued citing grave danger to the lives of many (minus the 13 already lost). Are the people protesting the killing of the tigress oblivious to this toll? What happens to their families?
The authorities spent enough time trying to track and trap Avni. This is evident from the killings; not all 13 were attacked in one day.
The crux of the matter is that many animal lovers are becoming less human and forgetting that our forefathers cleared forests to build homes and grow crops. Don’t they too live on land that was once a serene forest?
People need to be able to life their lives in safety. Let’s respect that!
made to find and trap it first.
Has she spared a thought for the families of the 13 people killed? We have to have our priorities right.