Justin Trudeau Visits Rescued Elephants in India’s Uttar Pradesh

Justin Trudeau Visits Rescued Elephants in India’s Uttar Pradesh


Canadian on Sunday paid a visit to rescued elephants at a care centre run by animal welfare organisation in India’s Uttar Pradesh’s and said that India’s wildlife needs protection.

who landed in the capital on Saturday evening also visited the with his family.

Appreciating the cause against animal cruelty at the Elephant Conservation and Care Centre here, said such initiatives need to be supported to protect wildlife in 

“What an incredible place, with wonderful people doing great things for elephants and for  The efforts of must be supported as we need to protect elephants and all wildlife in India,” said Trudeau, who is on a week-long visit to 

The care centre houses 21 elephants, all subjected to extreme cruelty and finally unchained after years of efforts and legal battle by the organisation.

The 46-year-old — accompanied by his wife Sophie Gregoire and children Hadrien, and Xavier James — also fed the elephants and interacted with founders, veterinarians and care givers.

“It is a great honour to have the Canadian sparing his valuable family time to see our efforts to protect elephants in collaboration with Forest Department,” said Kartick Satyanarayan, 

runs a bear rescue centre in and an elephant rescue centre in to provide critical medical treatment and lifetime care to the rescued elephants.