District Administration Capital Complex continued with the eviction drive of stray animals from Naharlagun to Nirjuli area led by CO Naharlagun Neelam Teji, Senior Veterinary Officer(IMC) Dr. G Piel and Veterinary Officer(Forest) Dr. Sorang Tadap.
Deputy Commissioner Capital Prince Dhawan has requested the denizens of Capital Complex to cooperate with the District Administration and to refrain from letting their animals out in the open which results in various nuisance like traffic problems, unhygienic atmosphere etc.
The DC has informed that the DA will continue with the drive while also observing prevention of cruelty to Animals Act. During the drive, around 17 animals were evicted.
Earlier, the Deputy Commissioner cum District Magistrate had also issued an order wherein he had directed all concerned to confine their domestic animals at their rearing places by 27th September 2018.
Combining all the earlier drives in Itanagar the DA has evicted a total of around 60 animals till date.