The investigation started after Raveena Tandon's tweet about throwing stones at Tiger, the actress expressed anger
After Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon shared a video on Twitter claiming that some unscrupulous tourists threw stones at the tiger enclosure at Van Vihar National Park in Bhopal, the park authorities have launched an investigation into the matter. . This national park is situated on the banks of the big lake of Bhopal.
Raveena Tandon expressed anger by tweeting
Raveena Tandon tweeted on Monday, "Van Vihar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. Some rogue tourists throw stones at the tigers. When told not to do so, they laugh, shake the cage, and throw stones. No protection for the tiger. They are subject to humiliation.” In response, the management of this park said that it is already investigating the incident. Such acts are punishable under the Wildlife Protection Act.
animals may be physically harmed
In a tweet, the management of the park said, "Van Vihar National Park follows a 'zero-tolerance policy against any act that may cause physical harm to animals. We urge the public to refrain from indulging in any such activity, which is punishable under the Wildlife Protection Act.
have banned their entry
Director of Van Vihar National Park, Bhopal, P P Balakrishnan told PTI that in the video shared by Raveena, no one was actually shown throwing stones, but someone was seen saying loudly that 'Who threw the stone?' He said, “The two people seen in the video are abusing, shouting, and ringing the bell (of the cycle). We have pasted his photographs at the gate of the garden and banned his entry.
Case registered against the said tourists
The official said that a case has been registered against these tourists and further action will be taken after their identification. "Besides, we are also seeking an explanation from our staff for negligence in monitoring," Balakrishnan said. CCTV cameras are being installed throughout the garden to prevent such incidents, he said.