By Express News Service
NEW DELHI: Centre on Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking withdrawal of the 2016 notification on Jallikattu.
Attorney General Mukul Rohtagi mentioned the case and told the bench that Centre has filed interlocutory application in the case.
Meanwhile, few lawyers from Tamil Nadu too moved the court seeking withdrawal of the plea filed by Animal Welfare Board of India’s plea opposing the state assembly legislation passed by the government for allowing the bull taming sport in the state.
The court has now decided to hear all related plea on January 31.
Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) and Compassion Unlimited Plus Action (CUPA) challenging the Tamil Nadu Amendment to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animal Act that was passed by the state assembly on January 23.
Few days back, AG had requested court not to pass its order for a week as Centre and State is holding talks to arrive at a consensus to manage the ongoing protests in the state which is creating law and order problem.
Last week, the peaceful protests on Marina Beach in Chennai had turned violent as a huge posse of police personnel surrounded the protesters and forcibly removed them.