While Hindus are celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi a netizen posted some images on a social media platform that shows animal’s cruelty. Netizens can’t stop showing anger against the cruel act.
An Instagram user called Viral Bhayani who is a well-known photographer from Mumbai posted the images on his Instagram profile that is actually clicked by photographer Biplab Hazra who won the Sanctuary Wildlife Photographer of the Year award for the same photos in 2017. However, Bhayani connects these images with the ongoing Ganesh Chaturthi festival, as Ganesh idols head symbolises elephant’s head.
The images feature how some people of a village setting elephants and their babies on fire.
Netizens, specially known personalities, couldn’t resist themselves to vent their anger on this harsh act by the villagers and cursed them.
Bollywood actor Sidharth Malhotra commented saying that their respect has been limited to only the idols.
Indian actor Arjun Bijlani also shown his anger on the images saying that the world is ending faster than it supposed to. Moreover, he also asks people to wake up to save the nature before it gets too late.
A netizen said that the government should take some initiative to educate people on the importance of lives of animals.