Raghavan, was attacked by six stray dogs around 4.30 AM this morning, they said.
The seriously injured nonagenarian is in a serious condition at the Trivandrum Medical college hospital. He has received deep wounds on his head, face, neck and legs, hospital sources said.
A 65-year-old woman was mauled to death by a large pack of stray dogs in August on a suburban beach at Kanjiramkulam in Kerala.
The top court had on September 14 said compassion should be shown to stray dogs but these animals should not be allowed to become a menace to society and a balance needs to be struck.
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