Recently, which state has banned Ketoprofen drug to save vulture population?

Recently, which state has banned Ketoprofen drug to save vulture population?
[A]Maharashtra
[B]Tamil Nadu
[C]Andhra Pradesh
[D]Telangana

Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu state government has withdrawn Ketoprofen, a non-steroid anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used extensively for veterinary purposes to save the vulture population in the three western districts. The Directorate of Animal Husbandry has decided to discontinue the use of Ketoprofen in Erode, Coimbatore and The Nilgiris, where the vulture population was in danger. Ketoprofen, which came as an alternative to Diclofenac, causes the same effect on the vulture population.

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