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Guwahati Gets It's First-Ever Dog Cemetery

According to reports, the project was undertaken by 'Just Be Friendly' a Guwahati based NGO.

Guwahati Gets Its First-Ever Dog Cemetery

Sentinel Digital Desk

Guwahati: The first ever dog cemetery is going to be set up in Mairakuchi area in the outskirts of Guwahati.

According to reports, the project was undertaken by 'Just Be Friendly' a Guwahati based NGO.

As per the report, the burial sites have been erected in a land measuring 2 bighas.

So far, around 10 dogs have been cremated and their memorial columns have been constructed.

The project titled JIRAW – a JBF Integrated Care and Resource Centre for Animal will arrange burial facilities with an affordable donation.

The pickup facility would be done by the workers of Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC).

The project will also provide birth control operations for stray dogs, in order to control their population across the city.

According to JBF Public Relations Officer Gangotri Borgohain, the NGO will have to spend approximately Rs 1000 on a weekly basis, for further maintenance of the ground.

Earlier, in Manipur, a reward of Rs 60, 000 was announced if anybody can provide information of two persons who killed dogs in Thoubal district of Manipur. The reward was announced by two groups of dog lovers including The Manipur Dog Lovers' Club and Yening Animal Foundation. Seeking justice for animal both the club has launched a campaign on Tuesday. "Two bike-borne men killed the dog, Mylo, at Wangjing Lamding Cherapura and took away its carcass. The dog belonged to a local resident, Longjam Anandkumar," said a statement issued by the groups. If needed, the members would submit a memorandum to the government seeking justice for the dog and also urge it to check cruelty against animals, added the statement.

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