- New Delhi authorities are taking measures to control the monkey population ahead of the G20 Summit in September.
- The monkeys’ aggressive behavior and damage to property have caused issues in various parts of the city.
- The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) and the Forest Department are implementing strategies to ensure the monkeys’ absence during the event.
- The NDMC plans to employ individuals who can mimic langur calls effectively to deter the monkeys.
- Strategically positioned cut-outs of langurs have also been used to deter monkeys in areas with a high monkey presence.
- Efforts are underway to provide food sources for the monkeys in designated areas on the ridge to minimize their need to venture into human settlements.
- Previous methods such as employing langurs, sterilization, and relocation to the Asola wildlife sanctuary have faced obstacles due to concerns about potential cruelty towards the animals.
- Authorities aim to safeguard essential locations, including the main summit venue and delegate accommodations, to prevent disruption caused by the monkey population.
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