Witch-hunt on after elephant death in Chhattisgarh

Tuesday 15 April 2003

The death of one rogue elephant in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur division on February 24 has taken a heavy toll. According to sources within the Union ministry of environment and forests, Project Elephant director S S Bist is set to be shunted out, and observers fear that the death-knell has been sounded for an ongoing drive to rid the state of rampaging elephants

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