Tue, Aug 18, 2015, 03:37 PM
Forest officials said that snakes do not drink milk because they cannot digest glucose. In fact milk and eggs offered to snakes, by locals, turn out to be poisonous to them and they might even die. Pandits and officials alike have condemned snake charmers as using the snake as a means to earn their livelihood. Also, snake pits which are worshipped by women on Nagula Panchami day, could be fake ones, built by devious elements, they said.