Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The wedding season is about to begin but during this time the groom will not be able to climb or ride on horse.Actually due to the glanders disease in horses in the city, their use was restricted from May 2018. On 20th September, when the glanders disease got detected positive in a horse, first horse was killed with poisonous injection.
Thus, the use of horses for the next three months i.e. until December 20 will be restricted. This is the reason why the groom will not be able to take ride on horses during their weddings which is going to be on 8, 10 and 11th December 2018.
Glanders is incurable and a deadly disease. It constrain in horse species (horses, mules and asses). According to the central government guidelines, the use of horses is banned when the glanders detected.
It is the responsibility of the municipal corporation that the horses should not be used during the ban. There are about 1000 horses in the capital city of Bhopal.
First case was revealed in May
The first case of glanders was revealed in May 2018 in bhopalon on Rahim’s horse who lives in Qazi Camp locality. After this, there were nine more horses were detected positive with glanders disease. This is infectious disease. Its bacteria enter the cell, which do not perish completely even after long treatment and other animals and humans also get into its grip.
Will take samples once again, if it is detected negative, ban will be withdrawn in January.Blood samples of horses will be taken again after three months of killing of horse which have glanders disease. The restriction will be lifted only after all samples report gets negative.
After 20th December, the Veterinary Department will take blood samples of horses again. These samples will be sent to the laboratory of Horse Research Center, Hissar in Haryana. Report of the test will come in January, if it is negative, then the ban on the use of horses will be lifted back.
Till now, nine horses were killed
The first case of glanders in the capital city was detected in May 2018. Then eight more horses were detected positive with this disease.
The veterinary department and the municipal team have killed these nine horses. The last case of killing of horse was of Rajesh Yadav who lives in Shyamla Hills.
Choosing other alternatives: Someone has booked an open car and some are still looking for other
Deepak Rai, a resident of Panchsheel Nagar, is scheduled to get married on 10th December. The preparations have been done. However, due to non booking of the horse mare, the open car has been settled.
On the same day, the marriage of the daughter of Devendra, resident of Arera Colony is on 8th December. The procession will come from Itarsi. Garden has been booked, but the mare for the groom is not available anywhere, now is the search for open car is stated.