Ghaziabad, one of more than 20 People for Animals shelters founded by the MP and environmentalist Maneka Gandhi, is run by Ashima Sharma.  She sends the following:


“People For Animals is India’s largest animal welfare organization (NGO) with a nationwide network of 2.5 lakh members  (a lakh is 100,000), 160 units and 26 hospitals. With Mrs Maneka Gandhi as our chairperson, we undertake animal rescue and rehabilitation work across the country. It is our aim to set up animal welfare centres in each of India’s 600 districts.”