Conservator of Forests of Nagarahole Sanctuary, Narayanaswamy, confirmed that the elephant passed away in the morning.
Jumbo was carrying large tumour & authorities allegedly failed to provide appropriate treatment
Poll code requires entire state, except Kodagu, to give up weapons.
The Heritage Animal Task Force alleged that a 70-year-old tusker, owned by Cochin Devaswom Board died due to due to inadequate treatment and care on Monday.
On average, the State has been losing 73 elephants a year due to poaching, electrocution, train and road accidents besides diseases.
Latest wildlife statistics shows that Odisha has lost 732 elephants in a decade between 2009-10 and 2018-19.
According to facts presented before the Parliament by Union Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Dr Mahesh Sharma, by end of December 2018, 75 elephants had died unnaturally.
The carcass of the elephant was found near Jawa river situated near Chippadohar railway station.
The maximum killings of 136 elephants have been reported from Kerala, followed by West Bengal (48), Karnataka (46), Tamil Nadu (44) and Odisha (41) during the period, according to the data.
Wildlife conservationists feel that mitigation measures need to be devised to provide elephants a free and safe passage when they move through human-dominated areas.
Wildlife experts on Saturday called for a rethink on whether such structures are safe as a mitigation measure, as many elephants have tried to cross these barriers.
Meanwhile, the Crime Branch will probe on the poaching case of an eight-year-old jumbo in Athagarh which took place on Tuesday night.
Fidelis ole Kashe, an officer with the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), said the jumbo was spotted by villagers meandering in the area before it collapsed and died.
The incident took place on Wednesday night when 10 elephants were crossing the railway tracks near Sadar forest range and the empty goods train was heading towards Nayagarh from Jakhapura.
Similarly, the CB team has intensified its probe and interrogated the forest and CESU officials at Kantabania police station.