Amid the nation-wide complete lockdown for 21 days in India, the Assam police has reached an extra mile by taking care of the stray animals too. It won the hearts of many by feeding the stray dogs who rely on human beings to survive.
The state police shared a number of photographs in its Twitter handle where the police personnel were seen feeding the stray dogs. The International Human Rights Organisation (IHRO) extended support to the police in feeding the stray animals in the city.
The netizens lauded the initiative of the police department who has left no stone unturned to ensure safety and security of the people amid the lockdown due to spread of coronavirus.
Assam has not registered any positive COVID-19 case yet. Northeast India has reported only two cases – one each in Manipur and Mizoram. The coronavirus infected 931 people and claimed 25 lives so far in India, according to the Health Ministry. On the other hand, 87 people who were infected by the virus, have been recovered or discharged in the country.
Kerala police has also come out to feed the stray dogs while the animal lovers in Gautam Budh Nagar in Uttar Pradesh were seen providing food to the stray dogs.
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