Today in Pics: Vadodara against the relocation of Asiatic lions

A youth group called Sardar Patel Group protest against the Supreme Court order to relocate Gir lions to Madhya Pradesh jungles, in Vadodara. (IE Photo: Bhupendra Rana)Supreme Court on April 15 decided to shift Asiatic Lions from Gujarat to Palpur Kuno wildlife sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh. (IE Photo: Bhupendra Rana)
A youth group called Sardar Patel Group protest against the Supreme Court order to relocate Gir lions to Madhya Pradesh jungles, in Vadodara. (IE Photo: Bhupendra Rana)

Supreme Court on April 15 decided to shift Asiatic Lions from Gujarat to Palpur Kuno wildlife sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh. (IE Photo: Bhupendra Rana)
Dr Ravi Chellam, the scientist with Wildlife Institute of India assisted the Supreme Court during the six-year-long case on re-introduction project for Asiatic lions.Chellam, considered one of India's foremost tiger experts, was one of the first to study the Asiatic lions in Gir and had pushed for creating a second population of the endangered sub-species. (IE Photo: Bhupendra Rana) Ahead: Mango woes
Dr Ravi Chellam, the scientist with Wildlife Institute of India assisted the Supreme Court during the six-year-long case on re-introduction project for Asiatic lions.
Chellam, considered one of India's foremost tiger experts, was one of the first to study the Asiatic lions in Gir and had pushed for creating a second population of the endangered sub-species. (IE Photo: Bhupendra Rana)

Ahead: Mango woes
Officials of civic body in Vadodara raided a fruit mart and seized thousands of kilograms of rotten mangoes that were stored in a godown for sale. (IE Photo: Bhupendra Rana)
Officials of civic body in Vadodara raided a fruit mart and seized thousands of kilograms of rotten mangoes that were stored in a godown for sale. (IE Photo: Bhupendra Rana)
A cow feeds on the  rotten mangoes seized in Vadodara's friut market. (IE Photo: Bhupendra Rana)
A cow feeds on the rotten mangoes seized in Vadodara's friut market. (IE Photo: Bhupendra Rana)
 Sailen Nath Roy, who had made his way to the Guinness Book of World records for his stunts, died while performing a rope stunt over Teesta river at Sevoke. Roy (45) was crossing the turbulent river by hanging from a pulley tied to his ponytail this afternoon. The tragedy took place when the pulley got stuck and he could not move it despite attempts.  In this picture he is seen hanging from a rope after performing a stunt over the Teesta river with his ponytail in an attempt to create a world record at Sevok, on the outskirts of the eastern Indian city of Siliguri.  (Reuters) (PTI)
Sailen Nath Roy, who had made his way to the Guinness Book of World records for his stunts, died while performing a rope stunt over Teesta river at Sevoke. Roy (45) was crossing the turbulent river by hanging from a pulley tied to his ponytail this afternoon. The tragedy took place when the pulley got stuck and he could not move it despite attempts.
In this picture he is seen hanging from a rope after performing a stunt over the Teesta river with his ponytail in an attempt to create a world record at Sevok, on the outskirts of the eastern Indian city of Siliguri. (Reuters) (PTI)
The people helplessly watched him dying as he hung mid-air  from the rope unable to move, the police said, adding, there   were no safety measures in place. Roy was later pulled to the shore by the onlookers and the doctors declared him dead. The doctors said that Roy had died of cardiac arrest while hanging from the rope over the river. (PTI)
The people helplessly watched him dying as he hung mid-air from the rope unable to move, the police said, adding, there were no safety measures in place. Roy was later pulled to the shore by the onlookers and the doctors declared him dead. The doctors said that Roy had died of cardiac arrest while hanging from the rope over the river. (PTI)
The family of Sarabjit Singh, who reached Lahore on Sunday, met with him at the hospital here, where he is being treated after a brutal assault in jail.  Sarabjit's sister Dalbir Kaur, right, arrives to visit him at a hospital in Lahore. (AP)
The family of Sarabjit Singh, who reached Lahore on Sunday, met with him at the hospital here, where he is being treated after a brutal assault in jail.

Sarabjit's sister Dalbir Kaur, right, arrives to visit him at a hospital in Lahore. (AP)
Doctors have said the chances of survival of Sarabjit Singh, who remains in coma, are slim. Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur, wife Sukhpreet Kaur and daughters  Poonam and Swapandeep Kaur with their passports while crossing the Attari/Wahga international border. (PTI)
Doctors have said the chances of survival of Sarabjit Singh, who remains in coma, are slim.

Sarabjit Singh's sister Dalbir Kaur, wife Sukhpreet Kaur and daughters Poonam and Swapandeep Kaur with their passports while crossing the Attari/Wahga international border. (PTI)
More than 45 hours after Sarabjit was admitted to Jinnah Hospital with severe head injuries, there has been "no sign" of recovery, sources said. The 49-year-old's central nervous system has been badly damaged. Pakistani security officials escort a car transporting family members of Sarabjit Singh. (Reuters)
More than 45 hours after Sarabjit was admitted to Jinnah Hospital with severe head injuries, there has been "no sign" of recovery, sources said. The 49-year-old's central nervous system has been badly damaged.

Pakistani security officials escort a car transporting family members of Sarabjit Singh. (Reuters)
 A doctor at the hospital said Sarabjit's sister Dalbir Kaur, wife Sukhpreet Kaur and daughters Swapandeep and Poonam were allowed to see him through a window from outside the ICU. Apart from medical reasons, there were reportedly security concerns that governed the decision not to let them in.  Pakistani security officials escort Poonam (C), daughter of Sarabjit Singh, who was convicted of spying for India and sentenced to death in Pakistan. (Reuters)
A doctor at the hospital said Sarabjit's sister Dalbir Kaur, wife Sukhpreet Kaur and daughters Swapandeep and Poonam were allowed to see him through a window from outside the ICU. Apart from medical reasons, there were reportedly security concerns that governed the decision not to let them in.
Pakistani security officials escort Poonam (C), daughter of Sarabjit Singh, who was convicted of spying for India and sentenced to death in Pakistan. (Reuters)
Sukhpreet appealed to Pakistan to send Sarabjit back to India for better treatment. Pakistani security officials escort Dalbir Kaur (front) of India, sister of Sarabjit Singh as she arrives with her family members at Jinnah hospital in Lahore. (ReuterS)
Sukhpreet appealed to Pakistan to send Sarabjit back to India for better treatment.
Pakistani security officials escort Dalbir Kaur (front) of India, sister of Sarabjit Singh as she arrives with her family members at Jinnah hospital in Lahore. (ReuterS)
Menawhile back home in India, hundreds of people are offering prayers at gurudwaras and performing yagyas for Sarabjit's speedy recovery. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
Menawhile back home in India, hundreds of people are offering prayers at gurudwaras and performing yagyas for Sarabjit's speedy recovery. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
Sikh Community in Kolkata attend a prayer at a Gurdwara in Kolkata. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
Sikh Community in Kolkata attend a prayer at a Gurdwara in Kolkata. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
 Sikh Community in Kolkata are holding prayers in Gurudwaras.  (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
Sikh Community in Kolkata are holding prayers in Gurudwaras. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
Rehearsals of the Ceremonial parade in celebration of anniversary of the state of Maharashtra on Sunday at  Shivaji park,Dadar. (IE Photo: Pradeep Kocharekar)
Rehearsals of the Ceremonial parade in celebration of anniversary of the state of Maharashtra on Sunday at Shivaji park,Dadar. (IE Photo: Pradeep Kocharekar)
Rehearsals of the Ceremonial parade in celebration of anniversary of the state of Maharashtra on Sunday at  Shivaji park, Dadar. (IE Photo: Pradeep Kocharekar)
Rehearsals of the Ceremonial parade in celebration of anniversary of the state of Maharashtra on Sunday at Shivaji park, Dadar. (IE Photo: Pradeep Kocharekar)
Children's practice gymnastics during the summer vacations at Shivaji Park, Dadar on Sunday. (IE Photo: Pradeep Kocharekar)
Children's practice gymnastics during the summer vacations at Shivaji Park, Dadar on Sunday. (IE Photo: Pradeep Kocharekar)
A specially-abled couple at an all-religion mass marriage ceremony in Ahmedabad. Eight couples tied the knot at the mass marriage ceremony.  (IE Photo: Javed Raja)
A specially-abled couple at an all-religion mass marriage ceremony in Ahmedabad. Eight couples tied the knot at the mass marriage ceremony. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)
 More of the specially-abled couples at the all-religion mass marriage ceremony. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)
More of the specially-abled couples at the all-religion mass marriage ceremony. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)

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