Bill passed to allow kambla in Karnataka state
Monday, February 13th, 2017 6:52 pm
Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on today passed an amendment bill in the state assembly to legalise the tradition buffalo trace kambla in karavali region.
Piloting the bill Animal Husbandry Minister A Manju Said kambala was a traditional folk spot and involved no cruelty to animals and it was a popular will that it be allowed.
The development comes a month after TamilNadu passed a bill to allow jallikattu. Earlier on january 30, the karnataka High court said that it would look into the petition only after the supreme court pronounces its verdict on jallikattu.
Earlier in November 2016, the karnataka High court banned the sport through an interim order, The petition seeking the ban was filed by the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals. The Ban Lead to mass outrage Forcing the state assembly table bill a few days back.
PETA has opposed Kambala on grounds of cruelty to animals said agitators have taken a leaf out of pro jallikattu posters book and begun falsely label it as foreign and called for banning the organisation.