Nathwani seeks measures to protect Gir lions frm train mishaps

Rajya Sabha MP Parimal Nathwani has requested the Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, urging him to speed up implementation of measures to prevent deaths of lions on the railway tracks passing through the Gir sanctuary and surrouding areas.

PTI| Last Updated: Mar 18, 2015, 17:36 PM IST

Vadodara: Rajya Sabha MP Parimal Nathwani has requested the Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, urging him to speed up implementation of measures to prevent deaths of lions on the railway tracks passing through the Gir sanctuary and surrouding areas.

Nathwani told PTI Wednesday that Gujarat government had discussed the possible protective measures with the railway authorities and earmarked funds, but the railway ministry was yet to take any action.