Ahmedabad: Almost 100 Kg Of Garbage Including Plastic Bags, Nails & Other Waste Were Found In The Stomach Of A Cow

The Logical Indian

September 5th, 2016 / 1:41 PM

Source: Indiatimes | Image Courtesy: Times of IndiaIndiatimes

Almost 100 kg of waste including plastic bags, socks, nails and other waste products were found in the stomach of a cow in Ahmedabad. The doctors of the Jivdaya Charitable Trust in Ahmedabad were shocked to discover this when the cow was brought to them for treatment.

The cow was rescued from the Sabarmati area, informed Kartik Sastri, one of the doctors at the trust. When she was brought for treatment, the doctor found out that the cow was pregnant. She was not in good health and was rather weak. She underwent a couple of treatment, but in spite of that, she was unable to walk. This was when the doctor decided to operate her to see what’s wrong.

On the operation table, the doctors were shocked to find tons of garbage inside her stomach. The garbage included screws, worn-out tools, wires, pieces of ragged clothes and even banned plastic bags. The doctors said that they removed three buckets of garbage from her stomach. Kartik Shastri later said that this is not the first time they are encountering such an event. Earlier they have operated and removed around 40 kgs of plastic bags from the stomach of the cow.

He further added that the garbage that is scattered all across the city and has the cows feeding on them has the maximum of plastic waste. The cow that was brought to them had 98 kgs of plastic waste in her stomach. That is why he is pleading everyone to stick to the rule laid out by the ministry of forest and environment which says that plastic bags less than 4 microns shall be banned everywhere. He said that this rule must be strictly implemented if we want to save our environment, cattle, and the ecology.


Contributors

Edited by :

Share your thoughts..

Related Stories

Two Years On, Understanding Why Bengaluru Struggles To Implement Its Plastic Ban Effectively

Plastic waste in cow's stomach

80-Kg Polythene Waste Removed From Cow’s Stomach After Three-Hour Surgery

Plastic Delhi

Rs 5,000 Fine On Anyone Using Plastic Bags Less Than 50 Microns In Delhi: NGT

Bengaluru: Be Ready To Pay Fine Of Rs 500 If You Are Caught With Plastic

45Kg Of Plastic Retrieved From A Cow’s Stomach As A Result Of Our Ignorance

Ban On Plastic Bags – A Step Towards A Better Future

Latest on The Logical Indian

News

Hapur Lynching Survivor Waits For Police To Record Statement, Says Can Identify Accused

Exclusive

An Online Memorial That Honours Those Who Once Wore The Indian Military Uniform

My Story

My Story: I Was Sexually Harassed On A Train & People Said It Happened Because I Was Travelling Alone

Fact Check

Fact Check: No, Uttarakhand Govt Won’t Charge For Helicopter Rides During Rescue Missions

News

Irony: Centre Might Amend Right To Information Act Without Prior Information

News

Bombay HC: Elderly Parents If Ill-Treated Can Take Back Gifted Property From Son

x

Stories that deserve attention, delivered to your inbox!

Handpicked, newsworthy stories which deserve the attention of a rational generation.