Balasaheb Thorat

  • Minister walks into tiger's cage, activists erupt in rage August 18, 2009

    New Delhi: What Agriculture Minister of Maharashtra, Balasaheb Thorat, thought was innocent petting of a tiger cub at a zoo in Nagpur has now landed him in serious trouble. Wildlife activists are crying foul, questioning how the Minister could get inside the cage of an animal in a zoo. “There should...
  • Minister flouts Nagpur zoo rules, enters tiger's cage August 17, 2009

    New Delhi: Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Balasaheb Thorat kicked up a controversy in Nagpur after a video of him entering a tiger cub's cage was made public. The video footage shows Thorat entering the cage in Nagpur zoo in the presence of the tiger's trainer. Thorat, who is also the Guardian Minister...