No respite from elephant ravage in Bargarh

Published: 30th October 2012 12:56 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th October 2012 12:56 PM   |  A+A-

30rav

 Elephants destroyed crops in large tracts of agricultural land in Ambabhona block of Bargarh district on Monday.

As per reports, the herd strayed into Baddhara, Salepali, Ganpara, Bhukta and Pichholi area of the block and damaged standing crops. The animals had strayed into the area on Saturday night.

 Forest officials said 18 elephants had strayed from their corridor in search of fodder. While the herd is currently at Joypur in Bhatli block, efforts are underway to send them back to their habitat in Debrigarh.

 Bargarh DFO Rajat Lenka said the revenue inspector has been asked to visit the areas and assess the loss.

Stay up to date on all the latest Odisha news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp