Municipal Commissioner of Pimpri Chinchwad, Shravan Hardikar, has written to the Animal Husbandry Department of the Maharashtra Government, complaining about the stray dog menace in his city.
In his letter, Hardikar has stated that there has been a sharp increase in the number of stray dogs in Pimpri Chinchwad and that these animals are becoming a nuisance for citizens. He has requested the department to take immediate action to address this problem.
The Municipal Commissioner’s letter comes in the wake of several complaints from residents about stray dogs attacking people. In one such incident, a woman was injured after being bitten by a stray dog. The victim, currently undergoing treatment, has demanded that the Municipal Corporation take action to address the issue.
Hardikar has stated that the stray dog problem is not restricted to Pimpri Chinchwad but is also present in other parts of the state. He has urged the Animal Husbandry Department to take immediate steps to control the population of stray dogs in Maharashtra.
(Letter to the municipal commissioner regarding stray dogs)
The Municipal Commissioner
Subj. Complaint about stray dogs on the streets of our locality
We are writing to complain about the stray dogs on the streets of our locality. These dogs are a menace to the residents and threaten their safety. We have seen these dogs attacking people and biting them. We have also seen them urinating and defecating in public places.
The municipality needs to take immediate action to remove these stray dogs from our locality. We request you to deploy personnel to catch these animals and shift them to a shelter. We also request you to put up signs in our locality warning people about the presence of these stray dogs.
(Name of the Complainant)