Anitha, Preetha, Suneetha, Sangeetha: Animal lover Jayalalithaa names 4 white tiger cubs

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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Anitha, Preetha, Suneetha, Sangeetha: Animal lover Jayalalithaa names 4 white tiger cubs

Chennai: 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.

Anitha Preetha Suneetha Sangeetha Animal lover Jayalalithaa names 4 white tiger cubs

Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa. AFP

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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