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The idea of putting up barriers to restrict or divert movement of elephant herd is, however, not new to West Bengal. Local community has also been involved in the past to put up and maintain fences in the villages. (HT File photo)

West Bengal proposes to set up rail fences to rein in elephants

By Joydeep Thakur | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 10:27 PM IST
The issue was discussed in a workshop held on September 22 for the preparation of the national elephant action plan.
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