Monkey menace in Vrindaban – India News
Monkey menace in Brijbhumi, particularly in Vrindaban and Goverdhan, is popping out to be a serious deterrent for the pilgrims visiting the holy land the place Radha and Krishna performed the novel sport Maharaas.
In an effort to stop any untoward incident, we’re sending a proposal for Monkey Safari not less than at Tirth Sthals of Mathura, mentioned Sarvagya Ram Mishra, the district Justice of the Peace of Mathura.
He mentioned the technique of catching the monkeys and releasing them at far off distance has not labored thus far.
With the current enhance in incidents of monkey chew, the need of monkey safari has been felt extra, he added.
The concept was mooted by politician turned actress Hema Malini , over 4 years in the past when she contested 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Mathura.
We’d guarantee monkey safari in Brijbhumi, she had mentioned.
Nevertheless, there has not been a lot progress thus far on this regard.
When former President Pranab Mukherjee visited Bankey Behari temple at Vrindaban a few years in the past, he was dropped at the temple in a coated cart to keep away from the monkey menace.
Equally about three a long time in the past, a girl district Justice of the Peace grew to become a sufferer of monkey menace and needed to provide them eatables to get again her spectacles.
Meals drawback is the essential purpose of nepharious actions of monkeys, mentioned Mahamandaleshwar Dr. Avashesh Swami, the pinnacle of Geeta Ashram Vrindaban.
Although on weekends they get sufficient meals when the inflow of pilgrims in Brijbhumi is bigger, however on remainder of the times they hanker for eatables and apply totally different tips to fill their stomach.
The abandoning of specs and even luggage in lieu of some eatables reveals the monkeys decide up these things for a objective, he mentioned.
Additionally they assault locals in addition to pilgrims when their starvation is at peak.
In Goverdhan, few monkeys make pilgrims just about captive by holding each their legs collectively.
The pilgrim is ready free, solely when the simian is obtainable meals, mentioned native businessman Raj kumar Tomar, a frequent performer of Goverdhan parikrama.
Narrating the mindset of monkeys of various areas, Philonthropic Rakesh Tewari, the PRO of well-known Dwarkadhish temple mentioned, whereas in Vrindaban they deprive pilgrims their specs , girls their hand bag and kids their eatables, in Goverdhan, Barsana, Nandgaon, Gokul and Baldeo, moreover snatching the eatables, they even assault pilgrims, with out being incited.
In Mathura, they not solely take away meals from the kitchen however generally open the fridge and take away eatables, he mentioned, including they flip aggressive if anyone turns into an impediment to their exercise.
Based on Dr. Mukul Anand, Asstt Professor Physiology, Deen Dayal Veterinary College Mathura, the issue could also be dealt by checking the inhabitants development of monkeys by adopting full vasectomy in a deliberate manner.
Monkey safari can also be good concept offered the female and male ones are separated in Safari, he added.
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