By Our Correspondent
BHUBANESWAR: People for Animals and Dhyan foundation stand behind the survival of stray animals in and around Bhubaneswar and Monkeys in Khandagiri and Udayagiri caves in Bhubaneswar.
“As entire World wake up against COVID-19 and no visitors coming these two caves, moneys here feeling the heat, so we arranged some foods for them and urged Animal Husbandry Department to take necessary steps,” Jiban Ballav Das, Secretary, PFA Odisha said.
All food sources closed due to lockdown for COVID19. Tourist spots are closed and the Monkeys in Khandagiri depends on tourist for their food. Now they are starving without food. Similarly stray animals like dog and cattle not getting food due to close down of all food sources. PFA & Dhyan foundation feeding Monkeys in Khandagiri cave and stray animals for their survival. Govt. of India declared Veterinary care , feeding as the Essential services.
No govt. agency till now not make any provision for feeding of stray animals, Forest deptt. also don’t have done any provision for survival of Monkeys in Khandagiri-Udayagiri caves in this critical time. If animals will not taken care properly like feeding, health care we have to face another challenge of mass death animals due to starvation.
Now the role of every individual, Govt. and Non-govt. agencies, Corporate is very much vital and they should come forward to provide food and health care to all animal those starving due to COVID19. Which they facing due to human action.