A pregnant elephant who died in Kerala after she was fed a pineapple stuffed with firecrackers, offered to her allegedly by some locals, has sparked outage in social media. Celebrities have also taken to Twitter and and Instagram to express shock over the incident.
Sharing the news, Anushka Sharma wrote that stricter laws should be in place against animal cruelty.
Absolutely shocked over this brutal incident, Alia Bhatt wrote on Instagram, “We need to be their voice and coexist! Is this meant to be some kind of sick joke??”
Tagging Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan and other concerned authorities, Randeep Hooda wrote on Twitter, “An act most #inhumane to will fully feed a pineapple full of fire crackers to friendly wild pregnant #Elephant is just unacceptable..strict action should be taken against the culprits”.
An act most #inhumane to will fully feed a pineapple full of fire crackers to friendly wild pregnant #Elephant is just unacceptable..strict action should be taken against the culprits sir @vijayanpinarayi @CMOKerala @PrakashJavdekar @moefcc @ntca_india https://t.co/ittFQogkQV
— Randeep Hooda (@RandeepHooda) June 2, 2020
Shraddha Kapoor tweeted, “How?????? How can something like this happen??? Do people not have hearts??? My heart has shattered and broken... The perpetrators need to be punished in the STRICTEST way”.
How can something like this happen???
Do people not have hearts???
My heart has shattered and broken...
The perpetrators need to be punished in the STRICTEST way. @PetaIndia @CMOKerala pic.twitter.com/697VQXYvmb
— Shraddha (@ShraddhaKapoor) June 2, 2020
Rajkummar Rao shared Shraddha’s tweet and demanded strict action against the perpetrators.
— Rajkummar Rao (@RajkummarRao) June 3, 2020
Actor Vidyut Jammwal questioned whether this is the new world post COVID-19.
Will this go on in the NEWWORLD post Corona??She harmed no one, damaged nothing and yet! Human beings forget humanity while this elephant suffered for no reason. This is not an isolated case & we need to put a hard stop to this ..#alllivesmatter https://t.co/cf59ddMkN2
— Vidyut Jammwal (@VidyutJammwal) June 2, 2020
Bengali filmmaker Srijit Mukherji wrote that humans deserve the virus.
Here’s what Varun Grover said:
Shameful, heartbreaking, infuriating.
Hope these criminals are lawfully sentenced and the community is sensitised about what it means to share this planet with other species. pic.twitter.com/tM4sMuCbta
— वरुण (@varungrover) June 3, 2020
Here’s what other celebs have to say:
WHO ARE THESE MONSTERS???? @vijayanpinarayi @CMOKerala @palakkadpolice and Kerala govt. should punish these sick inhuman men swiftly !!!! Inexplicable horror! Poor poor innocent soul https://t.co/NXuXus4Jcg
— Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) June 3, 2020
The wild elephant had left the forest, and was wandering in the nearby village in search of food. The explosion had badly injured her tongue and mouth and the elephant walked around the village, in searing pain and in hunger.
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