Nagpur: The office-bearers and the activists of City Youth Congress claimed that investigation into the elusive Tiger Jai going missing for the 5 months seems to have gone cold. Nagpur city is known as the Tiger Capital. The Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar have been giving various statements over the missing tiger. Both the CM and the Forest Minister had also declared an impartial investigation by CBI to lead the citizens astray. How long with this government known for its U-turn keep giving fake promises to the citizens, they asked.
Both Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar know very well that the elusive tiger Jai has already become a victim of poaching. The office-bearers and the activists of City Youth Congress alleged that without the active support or help of some senior Forest Official, the poaching of such a big tiger is not possible. They added that in order to save their own skin the CM and the Forest Minister had made a statement in Vidhan Sabha and in front of media personnel that they will get an impartial investigation conducted by CBI. However, there has been no formal letter issued as yet in this regard.
While raising the demand for an immediate CBI probe into missing Jai, the office-bearers and the activists of City Youth Congress staged a mute protest right at Tiger Capital Square hit opposite to Nagpur Board officer. They chose to stage their protest at this spot since this Square was inaugurated by Chief Minister as Tiger Capital Square. They also expressed their ire against Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar. They also demanded that if they fail to do so they should tender their resignation for allegedly being irresponsible.
The mute protest by the office-bearers and the activists of City Youth Congress against CM and the Forest Minister and the demand for CBI enquiry was led by Former Corporator Anil Machle and the General Secretary of Nagpur City Youth Congress Kunal Puri.
The other activists who took part in this mute protest included Vivek Nikose, Dhiraj Pande, Vaibhav Kale, Ashish Dixit, Ritesh Soni, Amit Pathak, Anand Tiwari, Rizwan Ruby, Rakesh Nikose, Fazrul Rehman Quereshi, Prashant Tanewar, Sameer Kale, Nilesh Deshbratar, Sheikh Arif, Swapnil Kamble, Ashwin Dhanvijay, Nilesh Chandrikapure, Raj Kathwas, Kuldeep Raut, Azhar Sheikh, Sam Walke, Fahim Ansari, Nawed Ansari, Shirish Rangari, Pradeep Champe, Sachin Gaur and others.