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Ministry of Environment and Forests24-September, 2010 12:52 IST
Jairam Ramesh Expresses Deep Concern Over the Death of Seven Elephants on Rail Tracks in Jalpaiguri
Shri Jairam Ramesh, Minister of State for Environment and Forests (I/C) has expressed deep concern at the tragic killing of seven elephants in West Bengal. In a statement issued from New York Shri Jairam Ramesh said that the Ministry will have further discussions with the railway Ministry to protect key elephant corridors. Following is the text of the statement-

“I have just seen the news of the most tragic killing of seven elephants on train tracks in north Bengal on the night of September 22nd. This is not the first time such a mishap has taken place, although the scale with which it has taken place now is unprecedented, particularly in the North-East Frontier Railway. I have written a number of letters to the Minister of Railway and have personally held a number of meetings with officials of the Railway Board. We have discussed measures to be taken in order to avoid such tragedies. I have been reassured on more than one occasion that these measures will be put in place.

The tragedy is all the more poignant coming in the wake of the decision of the Ministry of Environment and Forests to declare the elephant as our national heritage animal, to take steps to establish a National Elephant Conservation Authority and to implement the recommendations of the Elephant Task Force to protect designated key elephant corridors. I will once again meet with officials of the Railway Board when I return to Indian on September 26. Meanwhile, I wish to convey my very deep sense of anguish at this latest incident.”

KP
(Release ID :65966)

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