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TN CM, Stalin condoles death of ‘Elephant Man’ Ajay Desai

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CHENNAI:

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today condoled the death of field biologist and wildlife conservation expert Ajay Adrushyappa Desai who passed away in Belagavi on Thursday night.

In his message, Mr Palaniswami said Ajay’s death was a great loss and he was saddened by the expert’s demise.

DMK President M K Stalin also condoled the death. In a tweet, he said ‘deeply saddened by the passing of ‘Elephant Man’ Ajay Desai. India has lost one of its foremost wildlife conservationists today and the elephants of the world have lost their greatest champion.

‘My sincere condolences to his family & friends’, he said.

Desai was a member Wildlife Institute of India and Asian elephant consultant.

He was a World Wild Fund (WWF) Consultant and a member of the International Union for Conservation of Natural Resources (IUCN).

Desai was group co-chairman of Asiatic elephants specialist group. He had also served as a member of the Karnataka State Wildlife Board. (Agency)

Also Read: ‘Elephant Man’ Ajay Desai passes away https://thebengalurulive.com/elephant-man-ajay-desai-passes-away/

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