Foreign News: At Kutta Nagar

Some thousands of dogs grew vexed, last week, in the famed Kutta Nagar (Dog City) built near Baroda by the rich and pious Hindu Shet Arjunlal. He, conscious that it is a Hindu sin for man or beast to kill, has impounded dogs innumerable in a 300-acre tract completely floored with cement so that not even a mouse can get in to be killed. There pups eat pancakes—or starve—and big dogs get no better fare than nutted biscuits. Last week the dogs rebelled, as by a secret animal accord, sat back on their haunches...

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