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Kohli ‘ashamed’ of violent beating of tourist elephant in Jaipur

Virat Kohli

By: Sarwar Alam

India’s cricket captain Virat Kohli called Thursday for a captive elephant being maltreated and used for tourist rides in a tourist hotspot to be relocated to a rehabilitation facility. Kohli’s plea comes after a group of American tourists had witnessed eight men violently beating the elephant at the famous Amer Fort in Jaipur last year. Kohli on behalf of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has written a letter to the state minister of Rajasthan to rescue the elephant, known as “Number 44”. “As a professional cricketer, I am proud to represent our country, but when I learned about…

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