Wardha: A one day workshop was jointly organised by Wardha forest division and People for Animals in Arvi for snake catchers on Wednesday. The objective behind the meeting was to create awareness regarding dangers involve in catching snakes without proper knowledge or training.
More than 60 snake catchers from Arvi, Ashthi, Shahid, Karanj, Karanja Ghadge and Talegaon Shyamji Pant actively participated in the workshop.
During the workshop Milind Raut orated a lecture on Wildlife protection act 1972 whereas Kaustubh Gawande spoke on various methods of snake catching.
Now days , there are many videos going viral wherein the youth are seen catching snakes and posting it on social media which is a life threatening act to perform without having proper guidance or knowledge about it.
These youths are not snake catchers as a snake catcher would never post a photographs or videos on the social platform as it is against the rule of forest department. Hence one should not support such activity by commenting on it or sharing the post further.
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