dogs kill kids/humans-activists unconcerned
Despite sterilization campaign by district authorities, the population of stray dogs is multiplying and close to 50 dog bite incidents are reported only in government hospitals every day. Residents say despite repeated complaints, the administration hasn't taken any action to control the menace.
On an average, the Civil Hospital in Gurgaon has seen close to 1,000-odd dog bite cases every month in its anti-rabies clinic. The district administration officials say that the figure could be much more as a lot of private hospitals do not report to them.
Stray dogs kill another kid in Bareilly, seventh so far
Priyangi Agarwal | TNN | Dec 28, 2015, 09.27 PM IST
BAREILLY: In unending attacks by stray dogs in Baheri tehsil of Bareilly district, a 10-year-old was mauled to death, the seventh kid to have died in
Dog bites man’ trended all year in Gurgaon while civic bodies watched
• Abhishek Behl, Gurgaon
• Updated: Dec 29, 2015 00:56 IST
On an average, the Gurgaon Civil Hospital sees 50 cases of dog bites every day. Add this to the number of cases treated at private healthcare facilities and the figure will shoot up. On Monday, however, the government hospital in Old Gurgaon registered 100 cases.
The only solution is to campaign and ask the BJP and even the opposition parties to withdraw the Animal Birth Control (Dog) Order. Under this order let alone killing a dog or hitting it, even making a dog go away by scaring it is a crime.
This stupid law was issued by Maneka Gandhi decades ago and needs to be withdrawn more