Coimbatore, Feb 20 (PTI) The 48-day rejuvenation camp for elephants from temples and mutts in Tamil Nadu ended today at Thekkampatti on the outskirts. Also Read - Unable to Break Open ATM, Robbers Steal The Whole Machine in Tamil Nadu's Tiruppur

In all, 33 elephants–26 from temples, five from Mutts in Tami Nadu and two from temples in Pudhucherry–participated in the camp, which began on January four near Mettupalayam, about 50 Kms from here. Also Read - Lockdown News: These States Impose Lockdown-Like Restrictions in March, Only Essential Services Allowed | Full List

Tamil Nadu forest minister, Dindigul Srinivasan, Municipal administration Minister, S P Velumani and HR and CE minisetr, Sevvur Ramachandran sent off the elephants, which were accommodated in individual trucks and lorries to their respective temples. Also Read - Rahul Gandhi Enjoys Palm Fruit With Locals in Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari, Video Goes Viral | Watch

Elephants were given medicines, healthy and nutritious food and herbal bath and also physical exercise as part of rejuvenation, even as the mahouts were given training on how to look after the elephants in scientific way.

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