After winning a eye catching series over Australia. Cricketer Shikhar Dhawan took a devotional tour to Varanasi Uttar Pradesh. During this tour he visited the Kashi Vishwanath and Kaal Bhairav temple. But the controversy araises after he shared a photo feeding birds in which he wrotes, “Happiness is feeding bird”. Due to bird flu Varanasi administration has decided that tourists will not be charged but boatman will be charged if adminstration see anyone feeding bird.
After the incident took place varanasi magistrate Khushal Raj Sharma stated that the tourists in this case would not face any action as they might be unaware of the current bird flu regulations.
Moreover, in several states Poultry bird flu has been reported. The states are Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Karela, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab and also it has been reported in ten states for crow, migratory and wild birds that is Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.