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Supreme Court refuses to stay new Tamil Nadu law that allows Jallikattu

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay a new recent legislation that overrode the Tamil Nadu assembly allowing court’s ban on the bull-taming sport Jallikattu.

india Updated: Jan 31, 2017 20:59 IST
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The Supreme Court permitted animal rights bodies and other individuals to amend their pending petitions to challenge the new legislation allowing Jallikattu.
The Supreme Court permitted animal rights bodies and other individuals to amend their pending petitions to challenge the new legislation allowing Jallikattu.(V Srinivasulu/HT Photo)

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay a new recent legislation that overrode the Tamil Nadu assembly allowing court’s ban on the bull-taming sport Jallikattu..

A bench of justice Dipak Misra and justice RF Nariman.permitted Centre to withdraw a 7, 2016 notification allowing Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu.

The apex court permitted animal rights bodies and other individuals body to amend their pending petitions challenging the new legislation.

It also asked senior advocates Parasaran, and Rakesh Dwivedi, appearing for Tamil Nadu state, to maintain law and order situation.