By giving importance to competition based education, people start forgetting humane elements like sympathy and compassion at a rather early age. At this juncture, Indian education should ACT to inculcate compassion for animals.
Author RAJESH P
Kaziranga National Park in India, famous for its large population of rhinoceroses, saw the poaching of yet another rhino this week. Poachers have killed nine Indian Rhinos this year, raising concerns over negligence from the concerned authorities.
Traditional temple festivals in South India use elephants as part of their rituals. Thrissur Pooram, the biggest festival of all, used more than 60 elephants this year, of which 30 suffered clear animal welfare violations. There are various reasons to rethink the use of animals in such events.