Shubhobroto Ghosh

How Tourism in India Is Supporting Cruelty to Elephants (Video)

Hordes of foreign tourists flock to different venues in India to ride on elephants, among them the Amer Fort in Jaipur. For these tourists, riding an elephant is a dream come true, the high point of a fantasy that reinforces India’s stereotype of being a country of kings and mendicants, snake charmers, tigers and elephants.

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