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Jumbos in Assam go on a begging trail

, Utpal Borpujari

A Supreme court ban on logging has led to the problem of elephants and their mahouts in Assam having to pace the streets, begging for a living. Mrinal Talukdar’s film focuses on this issue. A small film on a jumbo problem is Assam is creating waves. In Search of a Job, a 14-minute film by an Assamese journalist on the heart-rending issue problem of domesticated elephants begging on the streets after being made “jobless” due to the Supreme Court ban on logging brought under foc...



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