The city is abuzz with talks, rants, Memes and gossip about the leopard in Belagavi city. It’s been 21 days and the sly animal continues to be elusive.
The 200-plus forest department officials deployed have failed to nab the Leopard who has given Darshan in Camera traps and once live while crossing the Club Road.
IANS has reported that the forest department is spending Rs 2 to 3 lakh per day for carrying out the operation.
The report further states the forest department has spent between Rs 30 to Rs 40 lakh to catch the leopard.
Two trained elephants from the Sakre Bail camp and their handlers joined the Forest team to trace the elusive leopard at the Gold Course Belagavi, but no success there as well.
The schools in the vicinity are closed for 21 days now and online classes have been commenced for them.
The Golf Course is spread over 250 acres has huge vegetation and mostly is untouched which is the best place for the Elusive Leopard.
Whatsapp is filled with memes of the Leopard, and already they have issued the Leopard its Passport, Aadhar card, and even Pan Card.
The Forest department is doing its best to catch the Leopard but they have not been successful to trace the leopard or even sight it live on the Golf Course.