TAMIL NADU REGULATION OF JALLIKATTU ACT Tag

The Supreme Court of India pronounced a landmark judgment in the matter titled “Animal Welfare Board of India Versus A. Nagaraja & Ors.”, and allied appeals and petitions, on the 7th of May, 2014. The use of bulls and bullocks in performances such as Jallikattu, bullock cart racing, etc., was banned. In articles that will follow, we shall focus on the judgment itself, and how those of us that wish to, can use it as powerful precedent to help animals. Through this article we’re releasing, with permission, a part ofRead More
As with the other writing on ‘The Voice of Stray Dogs’, unless otherwise specified the writing expresses the opinion of  The Voice of Stray Dogs, and not necessarily that of individual VoSD Board members since individual comment/ contribution and consent is neither sought nor received. Here we examine whether this could it be Tamilnadu politics or just the sheer incompetence of the AWBI management, or both, that in case after case AWBI either fails to represent the animals adequalty or in case such as Kashmir and Punjab, fails to representsRead More
HOW THE BULLS IN TAMILNADU LOST THE JALLIKATTU BATTLE and in the same time THE BULLS IN PUNJAB WON IN KILA RAIPUR THE DIFFERENCE IS POLITICAL & BUREAUCRATIC WILL   JALLIKATTU – INTRODUCTION, AND AN OVERVIEW : Jallikattu, or  Eruthazhuvuthal, or  Manju Virattu is a controversial bull taming event that takes place in Tamil Nadu as a part of the Pongal celebrations. It is one of the most ancient ‘sports’ that continues till day and age despite increasing controversy and opposition surrounding it. In fact, Jallikattu is increasingly regarded atRead More
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