Wed. Mar 20th, 2019

Ministry of Environment and Forest allows use of bulls in Jallikattu in Tamilnadu

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Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India has issued a notification declaring that bulls may be continue to be exhibited or trained as a performing animal, at events such as Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu.

In 2011, MoEF has issued a notification which had banned the use of bulls as performing animals, thereby banning Jallikatuttu. However the sports continued to be held under Tamil Nadu Regulation of Jallikattu Act, 2009. On 7 May 2014, the Supreme Court of India struck had down the state law and banned the sport.

Read the notification here:

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