Their presence on roads is not only dangerous for the commuters but for them also.
Stray cattle menace in the city is increasing instead of decreasing. It seems that South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has not taken the subject seriously, as it can be spotted at almost all locations. Be it a road or dhalao (three-walled dump yard) or inner lanes, they are everywhere. It can also be said that a substantial budget and resources are allocated to MCD, however, the veterinary department does not seem to be using it.
At dhalao, they are seen eating garbage along with plastics bags, while on roads they are seen grazing on the central verge. In many cases, they are also spotted taking rest in the middle of the roads. The situation in all the mentioned scenarios shows that they are not taking the issue seriously.
Their presence on roads is not only dangerous for the commuters but for them also, as an accident or collision can injure them severely. On the other hand, eating garbage or eatables from plastic bags can lead to health issues which can also be fatal for them.
While looking at the present scenario, it can be said that there is no one who could look after these animals as they are roaming in the area day round the clock. People share their photographs, urging the civic body SDMC, to do something in that direction but looks like nothing has been done as their numbers are increasing.
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