The Indian government is waging war on troops of marauding monkeys who have taken over the offices of top officials.

Punjab and Haryana Civil Secretariat headquarters in Northern India, which is home to cabinet ministers and bureaucrats, has been overrun by opportunist macaques, who are said to climb into offices via balconies.

Shockingly, the monkees appear to be doing a better job of running the country than the politicians.

“At first I was sceptical like everyone one else” said Deepak Sankur, “But within weeks the busses were running on time and that stink of sewage in the air was gone”