<p>The bench of Justice Satish Chander Sharma and Justice Sanjeev Narula of the Delhi High Court, September 1, 2023 directed Union of India to furnish the reasons as to why the drug ‘Nimesulide’
"Shortage of food is not killing vultures, it is diclofenac. It caused more than 95 per cent decline in vulture population during the last 15 years. This terrible situation can arise even if five out off 1,000 carcasses are contaminated with diclofenac,' says ornithologist Hem Sagar Baral. Apart from running a vulture restaurant, Bird Conservation Nepal (BCN) is also campaigning to remove the drug from the market. Nepal has, of course, banned the import and production of diclofenac. But, according to Baral, the sale of the drug has not stopped.
Gujarat halts diclofenac use