PAURI, April 17, 2023 (TBINN)

Curfew has been imposed in Uttarakhand’s Pauri Garhwal by District Administration in 25 villages after a tiger killed two people in a week.

Timing of the curfew is from 7 P.M. to 6 A.M. and all schools have been ordered to remain shut for 48 hours. Ashish Chauhan, District Magistrate, said the curfew has been imposed in the villages of Rikhanikhal and Dhumakot tehsils in view of the tiger – -attack.

Besides, schools and Anganwadi centres in these two areas will remain closed on Tuesday also. District Magistrate has also asked the Revenue officers of the two tehsils to camp in affected areas. Instructions have been given to mark the sensitive houses and families affected by the tiger, District Magistrate Ashish Chauhan added.

It is to be recollected here that two people were killed allegedly by a tiger in these areas last week. Ranveer Singh, aged 80, of Simli Village was killed by a leopard on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday. Later, police recovered half-eaten body of the man from bushes, around 150 metres from his home.

Before this, Birendra Singh, 72 years of age was mauled to death by a tiger in the Dalla Village, 25 kilometres from Simli, on April 13, 2023 when he went to harvest wheat crop in his field.

Drone services have also been pressed to keep vigil on the movement of tiger told to be accompanying two cubs as well.

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