Regional (M.P & C.G)

Committee Formed to Probe Disappearance of Big Cats

Bhopal: Acting on disappearance of the big cats in Panna tiger reserve, the Madhya Pradesh government has formed a committee to investigate the matter thoroughly, Madhya Pradesh Minister of State for Forests Rajendra Shukla said.

Shukla, while informing that the state government will pass order to this effect soon, said that the government wants to know about the reasons which led to the disappearance of the tigers in Panna Reserve and ensure that the big cat population is protected in Madhya Pradesh.

It should be noted that various Non Government Organisation working for tiger protection have created pressure on the state government following incidence of disappearance of big cats and demanded a probe into the matter.

The six-member committee formed include National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) Member Secretary Rajesh Gopal, Former Director of Wildlife Institute of India, Dehru Dun, H S Pawar, State Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (PCCF), Wildlife H S Pabla and Former State PCCF J J Dutta, Forest department sources said.

The minister said that the committee will look into the disappearance of the big cats in Panna, muse over ways to protect the tigers and file its report in three months time.

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