Unsuccessful in dealing with the monkey menace despite trying several methods including power fencing and air guns, NDMC has now decided to go back to the traditional way of trapping apes in cages by luring them with food.
China has hired monkeys and eagles to ensure aircraft safety during a massive parade this week to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II where the communist giant will demonstrate its air power.
'Monkey menace' has reached epic proportions in India. So pronounced is the problem of monkeys, that they have even derailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's plans of making his parliamentary constituency of Varanasi Wi-Fi-enabled.
As the Narendra Modi government launches an $18 billion plan to spread the information revolution to its provinces, the problems it faces are a holdover from the past — electricity shortages, badly planned, jam-packed cities, and monkeys.
Unsuccessful in dealing with the monkey menace in the areas under its jurisdiction despite having spent lakhs of rupees for the same, NDMC has now decided to go for 'power fencing' or 'simian tape' to keep them away.