Supreme Court on Wednesday decided to hear all petitions filed by Animal Welfare Board of India and other bodies challenging the law. A bench of the Supreme Court is expected to hear the petitions on Monday, Jan 30.
Animal Welfare Board of India and other animal welfare bodies moved to the Supreme Court challenging the new jallikattu law passed unanimously by the Tamil Nadu Assembly.
Justice Misra told the lawyers that the court will take up their petitions probably on Monday when he is sitting in a combination with Justice Rohinton Nariman. Both judges form the jallikattu Bench.
Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi had told a bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra that the Centre has decided to withdraw the January 6, 2016 notification issued by the Ministry of Environment and Forest allowing the sport.