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Maneka, Javadekar lock horns over culling of animals

She accused Environment Minister of encouraging a regime of 'killing animals' across the country

Maneka, Javadekar lock horns on culling of animals

The spat between Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar and Maneka Gandhi, the women and child development minister, over the former’s clearances to states, permitting selective culling of animals that harm agriculture came out in public on Thursday. “I don’t understand this lust for killing animals. Environment ministry is writing to every state, asking which animal should be killed and that they will give permission for it,” said Gandhi, whose interest in animal rights breaches her ministerial domains. “In Bengal, they (environment ...