Order of the Madras High Court regarding euthanasia for ailing temple elephant, Salem, Tamil Nadu, 16/04/2018

  • 16/04/2018

Order of the Madras High Court in the matter of S. Muralidharan Vs Arulmigu Suguvaneswarar Temple dated 16/04/2018 regarding to euthanize the elephant Rajeshwari kept by Arulmighu Suguvaneswarar Temple, on humanitarian grounds. Madras High Court allows euthanasia to be performed so that the elephant is relieved from prolonged agony and suffering. Euthanasia shall be performed as per the rules, regulations and guidelines with regard to performance of euthanasia.