A couple of days after the Oscars, on Wedesday, March 15, 2023, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin felicitated Elephant Whisperers Bomman and Bellie following the Oscars win for the documentary The Elephant Whisperers in Chennai.
Stalin presented each of them cheques of Rs 100,000, besides a shield and shawl to honour them.
He also announced Rs 100,000 each to the 91 persons working in the two elephant camps in Tamil Nadu — Mudumalai and Anaimalai and reserved Rs 91 million towards constructing houses for them.
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