Form expert panel to study elephant camps, says HC

Observing that the materials produced before the court indicate that conditions in elephant camps may not be satisfactory, the Karnataka High Court on Wednesday directed the State government to constitute an expert committee to study the conditions of all eight elephant camps in the State.

A Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice Mohammad Nawaz issued the direction on a PIL petition, filed by N.P. Amrutesh, a city-based advocate.

The court directed the government to examine the names of experts suggested by the petition and ask whether they are willing to conduct such a study, and submit a report to the court. Further hearing was adjourned till September 19.

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