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BULLOCK CART RACE NEWS

Pune: Farmers protest cancellation of bullock cart races; Ajit Pawar points at Covid

January 01, 2022 9:38 pm

The alleged ‘last-minute’ cancellation of the bullock cart races irked participants and they staged a protest.

SC allows Maharashtra to conduct bullock cart races

December 16, 2021 2:39 pm

"If it is a traditional sport and going all across the country except Maharashtra, it does not appeal to common sense," Justices AM Khanwilar said.

‘Farmers attending, not Taliban’, says BJP leader over police presence to prevent banned Sangli bullock cart race

August 17, 2021 3:32 pm

Locally referred to as the “bailgadi shariyat” or “shankarpath”, bullock cart races were an annual feature in rural Maharashtra until the ban in 2014 when the Supreme Court observed that inflicting physical and psychological abuse on animals did not suit a civilised society.

Pune: 12 arrested after cops bust illegal bullock cart race in Katraj

July 18, 2021 11:58 pm

According to police, Bharti Vidyapeeth police station received information that a bullock cart race was being organised in an open space near a hillock in Gujarwadi area of Katraj.

Alandi: 3 booked for organising bullock cart race

November 25, 2019 5:00 am

An FIR in this regard has been registered at Alandi police station, according to which a bullock cart race was held in a forest area near Markal village on Saturday morning.

Punjab Assembly: Bill cleared, bullock cart races to return

February 26, 2019 9:59 am

The Act, once notified, would “exempt the conduct of Bullock Cart Racing in Kila Raipur Rural olympics from the provision of the Central Act, Prevention of Cruelty to Animals act, 1960.”

7 booked for bullock cart race on Christmas

January 22, 2018 6:03 am

Shakuntala Majumdar, president of the Thane SPCA, said the race came to her notice while she was passing by Mira-Bhayander Road on her way home on Christmas Day.

Bombay HC refuses to grant nod to state to allow bullock cart races

October 12, 2017 5:47 am

The Chief Justice, however, said having the race would itself lead to cruelty. “If nothing is used (like a whip or stick) then how can you train them to run?” questioned the Chief Justice.

Bullock cart races: Bombay High Court refuses to vacate stay, asks can law change anatomy of animal

October 11, 2017 3:46 pm

The Bombay High Court was hearing a petition filed by Pune-based activist Ajay Marathe, challenging the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Maharashtra Amendment) Act, that permitted such races.

3 bulls hurt, one admitted to GADVASU

February 06, 2014 3:14 pm

The incident happened when the race of bullock carts was about to start.

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