Jaya names four female cubs born in zoo

Chennai, Jun 18: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has named four female white tiger cubs born in a zoo near here as Anitha, Preetha, Suneetha and Sangeetha.

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The cubs were born to a white tiger, Akanksha, at the Arignar Anna Zoological Park at Vandalur in the neighbouring Kanchipuram district, government said in an official release today.

An avid animal lover, Jayalalithaa in 2013 visited the zoo to review the facilities being provided for both the animals and visitors and christened seven tiger cubs then. In a visit last year, she named five tiger cubs, it said adding the park attracts about 20 lakh visitors annually.


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