I had a meeting with CEO NKDA, Commissioner Bidhannagar Corporation and Health Doctor of KMC to understand the legal provisions and field reality for tackling the issues of stray dogs, stray cattle, pigs, "khatal" and rats. It seems that there is a Supreme Court Case on stray dog matter, that law is ambivalent for cattle, that khatals cannot be done in public land without prior permission and experts from Punjab are required for rats. We also understood the manner in which dog pounds and cattle pounds operate.
We decided to get more information, join the Supreme Court Case and float Expressions of Interest for seeking help of NGOs.
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