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Ahead of Prez's visit, Vrindavan authorities grapple to deal with monkey menace

To keep monkeys at bay during President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to Banke Behari temple in Vrindavan on November 16, the district administration had decided to deploy langurs but it had to abort the plan following outcry from wildlife activists.

Activists oppose deploying langurs to tackle Vrindavan monkeys

An activist here has lodged a complaint with the Ministry of Environment and Forests to book those responsible for hiring langurs to shoo away rhesus monkeys here ahead of President Pranab Mukherjee's visit on November 16.

Tension foments in UP village after youth shoots dead langur

Tension prevailed in a village here this afternoon after a youth belonging to a particular community shot dead a langur which had been troubling locals since the past one week.