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OPINION: Plight of animals in circuses may end soon!

By Varda Mehrotra
When we think of circuses, we think of huge tents, jokers, trapeze performances and a lot of fun. The concept of a circus came to India in the year 1880, when Vishnupant Chatre, after getting inspired by the Royal Italian Circus, came up with his own circus—The

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PETA and FIAPO, activists protest in Delhi to ban animals in circuses


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Members of animal activist groups, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO) staged a demonstration in New Delhi. They urged the government to ban the use of animals in circuses. They also voiced themselves against abuse of

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Animals Ban In Circuses

Date: 08 dec 2018
Source: https://www.dailypioneer.com/2018/columnists/ban-animals-in-circuses.html
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PETA India hails Centre’s proposal to ban all animals in circuses

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has extended support to the central government over its proposal to “prohibit the use of animals for any performances or exhibition at any circus or mobile entertainment facility.”
“For past 20 years, PETA has long been campaigning against the use of animals in circuses and we have been

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Centre relieves Animals used in Circuses

Guwahati: In a relief to the animals used or to say, exploited in the circuses, the Central government has banned the use of animals in any sort of mobile entertainment.
The common sight in the Indian circuses, the jumbos, the chimpanzee, monkeys, parrots and other birds, dogs, snake and even the

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Use Of All Animals In Circuses May Soon Be Banned In India

Animals have been exploited for our entertainment since ages. But now it looks like things are finally changing for the good.
According to reports, a blanket ban on the use of animals for any type of mobile entertainment has been drafted by the Centre. This mainly concerns the usage of animals

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Centre proposes ban on all animals in circuses

NEW DELHI: Already a shrinking business, the curtain seems set to descend on circuses in India, with the Centre’s new draft rules banning the use of all animals in any mobile entertainment.
Once approved after a mandatory period when comments will be sought, circuses will not have any “animal performer”.

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Circus ban call for all animals

The Centre has proposed a ban on the use of any animal for performances, exhibitions in circuses or mobile entertainment facilities, expanding rules that animal rights activists say currently apply to select wild animals.
A draft notification proposed by the Union environment and forests ministry seeking to prohibit the exhibition

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Centre Proposes Ban on the Use of Animals in Circuses, Performances

New Delhi: The Centre has proposed prohibition of the use of animals for performances, exhibition at any circus or mobile entertainment facilities, a move hailed by animal rights activists as “progressive and laudable”.
The environment ministry, in a draft notification dated November 28, has invited comments from various stakeholders on the

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