The present relocation of tigers from numerous tiger reserves of India has been saved on maintain in Odisha. The inter-state tiger relocation movement has been stopped in Angul district of Odisha as a result of individuals belonging to 104 completely different villages have revolted in opposition to it. The 2 tigers have been speculated to be shifted from Kanha nationwide park and Bandhavgarh Nationwide Park to Satkosia Tiger Reserve (STR) for securing them from any future pure calamity within the space. The individuals have revolted saying that the relocation occurred with none earlier data and this can be a main danger to their lives in addition to of their livestock.
The locals protested and blocked roads resulting in the Satkosia Tiger Reserve. They even gheraoed the workplace of Angul Collector- Anil Kumar Samal’s workplace demanding safety, with the help of Satkosia Khsyatigrasta Praja Suraksha Samiti (SKPSS) in response to whom the tigers have been launched within the reserve with out informing the villagers dwelling within the areas of STR. Odisha Forest Minister- Bijayshree Routray has appealed to the protestors to maintain calm and reassured that they don’t seem to be in peril because the tigers have lived in a reserve earlier than and are routine to the setting. He additionally mentioned that there have been tigers dwelling in STR earlier than and these two tigers are simply an addition to the inhabitants. Additionally there may be lots of buffer space and a big territory for the tigers, so there isn’t a likelihood of them coming involved with the people. The same assertion was given by Angul’s Collector- Anil Kumar Samal.