Terror of elephants again near Ambikapur city, villagers in panic, DFO appeals to people

Surguja News: In Chhattisgarh’s Jashpur district, the elephant separated from the party has been roaming in the areas around Surguja district headquarters Ambikapur for the last five days. After going through the city to Lalmati and Chedra, contrary to the estimate of the forest department, this elephant has again damaged the houses of two villagers by breaking the house of two villagers in the village Bandhiyachuan, adjacent to Maa Mahamaya temple of Ambikapur city and continuously destroying the crops in the fields. is causing harm. 

It is noteworthy that after reaching Lundra, Sakalo and Kalyanpur about 15 days before Sitapur, the elephant had entered the city late at night. As soon as the information about the elephant’s arrival in the city was received, a large number of people gathered in the Gadaghat area and the elephant was monitored through drones during the day.

Two days later, the elephant had reached village Manpur of Sitapur forest area via Luchki and Lalmati area and after the elephant reached here, the forest department expected that the elephant would return from here to Sitapur by the same route through which it reached here. But contrary to this expectation, the elephant reached village Chandra Rangagh nursery of Lundra forest range. The field staff of the Forest Department and the members of the Hathi Mitradal failed to send it towards Sitapur and last night suddenly the elephant has returned to Bandhiachuan village adjacent to the city.

Another elephant reached Lalmati five kilometers away from the city

Here, five kilometers away from Ambikapur city, in village Lalmati, adjacent to Ambikapur-Raigarh road, the only elephant roaming for a week in Bansajhal village of Sitapur forest range has also come under threat.


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