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Delhi: MCD plans to evict street dogs from state ahead of THIS Summit

G20 Summit: The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) issued an action plan for the removal of stray dogs from prominent locations in New Delhi ahead of the G 20 summit, an official statement read. As per the official statement, sterilization of street dogs has begun on August 4 and will continue till August 30. The […]

Edited By : Divya Richa | Updated: Aug 5, 2023 10:44 IST
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G20 Summit: The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) issued an action plan for the removal of stray dogs from prominent locations in New Delhi ahead of the G 20 summit, an official statement read.

As per the official statement, sterilization of street dogs has begun on August 4 and will continue till August 30.

The statement said, “All stray dogs picked up from the locations shall be temporarily kept at the ABC centres run by NGO/ Pvt Vety Doctors.”

“Prompt action will be taken for the deportation of stray dogs with the support of NGO and Private Veterinary Doctors. During this dog-removing campaign, men and machinery of the concerned NGO along with those of the zones may be deployed to make the operation successful from August 4 to 30,” it added.

The official statement informed that the stray dogs that are picked up from given locations will be kept at Animal Birth Control (ABC) centres for their proper care till the programme is over.

“As per the ABC Dog Rules, stray dogs shall be released back to the same location from where they were picked up. These stray dogs shall be kept temporarily at the ABC Centre with proper care due to the G-20 summit. However, these dogs would be released back to the same locations they were picked from,” it said.

The official statement clearly instructed the DDVS team to ensure no injury to the dogs while picking and releasing.

“Butterfly net method may be used for the picking of the stray dogs,” it said.

First published on: Aug 05, 2023 09:50 AM IST

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