Actress-turned-politician Rupali Ganguly writes letter to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to stop horse-drawn carriages: Reports 

Actress and politician Rupali Ganguly has taken a proactive step towards animal welfare by writing a letter to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. In her letter, Rupali appeals for the replacement of horse-drawn carriages with motorized e-carriages in Kolkata, citing concerns over animal cruelty and public safety.

Rupali Ganguly Advocates for Ethical Treatment of Horses
Rupali Ganguly, a supporter of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, expressed deep concern over the welfare of horses used in the carriage industry. According to reports, nearly eight horses have tragically died in recent months due to overwork and neglect on the streets of Kolkata. Rupali highlighted the risks posed to both horses and humans while stating that injuries sustained by these animals often go unaddressed, leading to abandonment.
Investigations Highlighting Animal Welfare Issues
Investigations conducted by PETA India and the CAPE Foundation have revealed alarming conditions among carriage horses in Kolkata. Many horses were found to be anaemic, malnourished, and chronically starved, further underscoring the need for immediate action to protect these animals from further harm.
Rupali Ganguly’s Career and Advocacy
Rupali Ganguly, daughter of acclaimed director Anil Ganguly, began her career in entertainment at a young age, debuting in her father’s film Saaheb in 1985. She later gained prominence through various television roles, including her iconic portrayal of Monisha Sarabhai in the beloved sitcom Sarabhai vs Sarabhai. She is currently headlining the popular TV show, Anupamaa. 

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