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Animal Welfare Board ask states to report on animals stranded in circuses during lockdown

By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2020 07:48 PM IST

The Animal Welfare Board India (AWBI) – a central government advisory body - has asked all states to submit a report after an animal welfare group People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) highlighted the plight of stranded animals in circuses across India during the Covid-19 pandemic. States need to identify circuses in each district, inspect how animals are doing, check, housing conditions, and feeding practices and submit a report of each circus to the board.HTC

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