Congress MP Suresh Dhanorkar from Chandrapur in Maharashtra has requested forest officers within the area to shoot useless a tiger that’s believed to have killed eight individuals and a few 25 heads of cattle since January final 12 months as efforts to seize it by particular groups have been futile.
In a press assertion launched on Saturday night, Mr Dhanorkar, who’s the one the Congress MP from the state, stated the folks of over a dozen villages in Rajura tehsil, a part of Central Chanda forest division, had been terrified and it was affecting agricultural work which is the mainstay.
He demanded that the tiger be shot useless to save lots of farmers of the area.
Mr Dhanorkar stated he had held conferences with Chief Conservator of Forests NR Praveen and spoken over telephone with state forest minister Sanjay Rathod in regards to the troublesome tiger, formally known as RT-1.
Forest division officers stated groups, with over 150 personnel armed with digicam traps and different tools, had been shaped in Wirur, Rajura and Kothari ranges underneath Central Chanda division deputy conservator of forest Arvind Mundhe to seize the massive cat however that they had not tasted success as but.
BS Hooda, Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (PCCF), Nagpur, had visited Rajura tehsil just lately and directed employees right here to seize the tiger as quickly as potential, they added.
As per forest division information, the tiger killed one particular person in Khambada on January 18 final 12 months, then one other on November 25 and December 25 the identical 12 months, adopted by kills on January 4, March 6, August 18, September 25 and October in 2020.
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