PANNA TIGER RESERVE
3924 . Shri NAVJOT SINGH SIDHU
Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS be pleased to state:-
(a) whether a number of Tigers in ‘Panna Tiger Reserve’ have decreased due to nexus between Poachers and Forest Officials in the country;
(b) if so, the details thereof; and
(c) the action taken by the Government in this regard?
MINISTER OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) FOR ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS (SHRIMATI JAYANTHI NATARAJAN)
(a) As learnt from the State, evidence of nexus between poachers and forest officials in this regard has not been established.
(b) & (c) Questions do not arise.