Chennai

Will strays be spared?

Animal welfare activists are agitated about the fate of street dogs in Mamallapuram. Activists have been getting information that in the wake of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping visiting Mamallapuram, street dogs will be rounded up and “relocated”.

Arpitha Rao, a volunteer of Blue Cross of India, said in the past whenever high-ranking dignitaries visited any town in the State, dogs were rounded up, sometimes shot and disposed of. She said they were concerned about the fate of the stray dogs and were keeping their fingers crossed. Activists say they have already started witnessing stray dogs being rounded up at a few places in Mamallapuram.

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