Case likely to be registered against Shikhar Dhawan for violating Epidemic Diseases Act

Varanasi: A case likely to be registered against Indian Cricketer Shikhar Dhawan for violating the provisions of Epidemic Diseases Act and feeding the birds amid the spread of Bird flu.

The case will be based on a picture shared by Dhawan through his social media handles. In the image shred by Dhawan, he is seen feeding birds by hand during a boat trip in Varanasi.

In view of the wide spread of bird flu in Uttar Pradesh, the government has strictly imposed the provisions of the Epidemic Act. The authorities has instructed to avoid human contact with birds to prevent the spread. Controversy erupted when a number of people came forward demanding celebrities and famous personalities doing such things would invite more tension. A case will be registered against the boat owner as well.


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