SC refuses stay on Kambala

Supreme Court refuses to grant interim stay on buffalo race ‘Kambala’ held in Karnataka; The Next date of hearing is March 14.

On the ground of cruelty being meted out to the animals, NGO FIAPO has filed the plea opposing the state government’s bill to legalise the traditional buffalo race “Kambala” and bullock cart races in Karnataka.

The Kambala race, held between November and March, involves a pair of buffaloes tied to a plough and anchored by one person. They are made to run in parallel muddy tracks in a competition in which the fastest team wins.

Source : http://www.mijaaj.com/sc-refuses-stay-kambala/