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Activists unite against shifting Ustad into captivity

Ustad, the wild tiger was moved from the tiger reserve to Udaipur zoo in a clandestine manner, they allege. The tiger had allegedly mauled a forest guard.

Animal rights supporters and wildlife photographers held a candlelight vigil at Indira Park here on Sunday, demanding that Central government investigate the alleged clandestine shifting of a tiger from Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan earlier this month.Around 200 people who participated pledged their support to the country-wide protest against moving a wild tiger, Ustad, to a zoo in Udaipur. The tiger had allegedly mauled a forest guard, prompting the forest department of Rajasthan to move the animal to the zoo.  See link below to read more on the story in The Hindu.