S R Natesh, Director, BTR, told The New Indian Express that orders were issued by the DC on Sunday, and will come into effect from Monday.
A video of a tractor carrying several people inside the Bandipur Tiger Reserve patrolling road (safari track) alleged to have been occurred two days back has gone viral.
The demand comes at a time when injured wild animals are dying while being shifted to rehabilitation centre for treatment.
Sources said that people from adjoining villages visited the temple and offered prayers to the deity and partook of the meal, leaving behind leftovers, which wildlife experts say could infect animals.
The Dubare Camp staff stated that they are in pain to let go of Kusha – who was mingling well with them and other camp elephants