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Nagpur’s Stray Dog Woes: Govt Earmarks Land for Relocation, But Questions Remain

47 land parcels identified outside city limits, raising concerns about feasibility and management

Nagpur’s stray dog dilemma took a step forward with the Maharashtra Government informing the Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court about identifying 47 land parcels for relocating over 90,000 canines. This development comes in response to a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by social worker Vijay Talewar, highlighting the challenges posed by the stray dog population.

The affidavit submitted by Collector Vipin Itankar states that these land parcels, measuring approximately five acres each, are located on the outskirts of Nagpur. The court envisions these areas being fenced and equipped for sterilization, care, and feeding, potentially attracting animal lovers to contribute.

However, questions remain regarding the feasibility and long-term management of this large-scale relocation. Concerns include:

  • Distance and Accessibility: Will transporting and caring for dogs at remote locations be practical and humane?
  • Infrastructure and Management: Are funds allocated for building shelters, providing medical care, and ensuring proper living conditions for the dogs?
  • Sustainability: What measures will be in place to prevent further overpopulation and manage future generations of stray dogs?

While the government’s initiative marks a positive step in addressing the issue, addressing these concerns is crucial for ensuring the humane and effective management of Nagpur’s stray dog population. Further clarity and a comprehensive plan from the authorities are needed to ensure this relocation doesn’t create new problems while solving existing ones.

Jeetu Likhar

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Jeetu Likhar

I am Jeetu and I have been working as a professional content writer and SEO analyst for more than 12 years. I have worked with many big brands and have helped them improve their online visibility through my writing and SEO skills. I am passionate about helping businesses grow and reach their full potential online. I believe that every business deserves to be seen and heard by its target audience, and I am dedicated to helping them make that happen. If you are looking for someone to help you improve your online presence, then please contact me. I would be more than happy to help you grow your business!

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