Dharna by All India Animal Protection Forum members opposing dog culling

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015,22:11 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Thiruvananthapuram | Even as demand is mounting for action against stray dog menace in Kerala, some members of the ‘All India Animal Protection Forum’ today observed a fast in front of the secretariat here to protest against culling of dogs by a section of people.
The strike was led by All India Animal Protection Forum President Krishna Arjun and veteran actress Anju Mahendroo.
Krishna Arjun said in a statement that when dogs are being killed in an inhuman way, the State government was watching it like a mute spectator.
The street dog menace in Kerala had recently assumed alarming proportions forcing government to work out ways to tackle the problem.
During 2014-15, some 1.06 lakh people in the state were bitten by dogs, according to the state government
In the latest incident, a three-year-old boy was seriously injured in a stray dog attack near his house at Kothamangalam near Kochi.