Madurai

PIL plea for peacocks

Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Thursday asked the State to look at the feasibility of accommodating peacocks and peahens from the southern districts at places such as Vandalur Zoo, Guindy National Park or Raj Bhavan. A public interest litigation petition had sought a direction to protect the peacocks and peahens in Pudukottai district from the harsh summer.

The petitioner, V.S. Dhanapathy from Pudukottai district, complained that the peacocks and peahens in the region were facing the ill-effects of summer. He sought adequate arrangements be made to save the animals. A Division Bench of Justices J. Nisha Banu and M. Dhandapani sought a response from the State in the case. The case was adjourned for further hearing.

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