100-Word Edit: Wrong to blame Entire State of Kerala over Elephant Killing

The killing of a pregnant elephant in Kerala has triggered massive outrage across the nation. The highly condemnable incident certainly warrants strong punishment for the crime whether deliberate or unintentional.

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However, it’s shocking to see that entire State of Kerala and its people are being blamed for this. Some even seek to give a communal colour to the incident.

Over 510 elephants were killed in incidents of electrocution, train accidents, poaching and poisoning across India in the last 5 years. Efforts should be made to find ways to save elephants from such brutalities instead of fishing in the troubled waters.

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