Dwarka: An official from the Horticulture Department of the Delhi development Authority (DDA) found a dead duck at a water body inside a park at Sector 23, Dwarka. The official found the dead duck while he was doing an inspection there.
Following the report of the dead duck, Deputy Director of Horticulture, Dwarka FS Chahar and his team along with a team of doctors from Animal Husbandry Department visited the water body and inspected the entire area.
The water body has more than 10 ducks including two white ducks and eight brown ducks. This is the second incident after Sanjay Lake where a duck was found dead.
As informed by the Deputy Director Horticulture, FS Chahar, the water body area was sanitised and the doctors collected the sample from the duck for investigation.
“As soon as the area officer informed us, we informed the concerned department. Team of doctors came and did the needful. Now we are waiting for the results and accordingly the action would be taken,” said Chahar.
In the last few days, many dead birds were found in the city. Officially, the DDA parks at Sector 9 and Sector 5 were closed for public in Dwarka. On the other hand, some reports came from societies where crows, pigeons and other birds were found dead.
People are reporting about the dead birds to the concerned department. Ex-general secretary of RWA, Studio Apartments in Sector 16B, Ramesh Mumukshu shared a photograph of a dead pigeon in his balcony while general secretary of RWA of Sector 3 pocket 16 Devesh Mundepi shared photographs of dead crows and a pond heron in his society premises.