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Eid-ul-Adha 2021: Here’s when Saudi Arabia, India will celebrate Bakra Eid(Twitter/g2dubai)

Eid-ul-Adha 2021: Here’s when Saudi Arabia, India will celebrate Bakra Eid

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2021 12:42 PM IST
  • Eid-ul-Adha 2021: Know all about when Muslims in Saudi Arabia, India, UAE and other countries will celebrate the ‘Feast of Sacrifice’ or Bakra Eid in the month of Zul Hijjah/Dhu al-Hijjah
The court issued notice to the Kerala government, central government and Animal Welfare Board in the plea.(Rajkumar/HT Photo)
The court issued notice to the Kerala government, central government and Animal Welfare Board in the plea.(Rajkumar/HT Photo)

SC seeks Centre, Kerala replies on plea against ban on animal sacrifice

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 07:03 AM IST
Killing of animals for consumption of their meat is allowed as per the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act. However, the law which is under challenge in the present case, the Kerala Animals and Bird Sacrifices Prohibition Act, 1968 (Act), prohibits killing of animals for appeasement of deity in temples.
A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court against the ban on animal sacrifice in the Kerala Animals and Bird Sacrifices Prohibition Act, 1968(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court against the ban on animal sacrifice in the Kerala Animals and Bird Sacrifices Prohibition Act, 1968(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Petition in Supreme Court challenges Kerala ban on animal sacrifice in temples

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 10:25 AM IST
Animal sacrifice: The petition argued that animal sacrifice was an essential and unavoidable for propitiation of the deity in Shakthi worship
The Supreme Court admitted the Special Leave Petition on November 8 filed by the Tripura government regarding the matter. The Supreme Court also gave an interim order saying animal sacrifices will be allowed if they followed certain instructions.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
The Supreme Court admitted the Special Leave Petition on November 8 filed by the Tripura government regarding the matter. The Supreme Court also gave an interim order saying animal sacrifices will be allowed if they followed certain instructions.(HT FILE PHOTO.)

Animal sacrifices resume in Tripura 57 days after ban

Hindustan Times, Agartala | By Priyanka Deb Barman
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2019 12:43 AM IST
During that time, the HC also ordered the concerned district magistrates to install cameras at Tripureswari or Tripurasundari temple in Gomati district and Chaturdash Devata Bari Temple in West district where acts of animal sacrifices are carried out.
Devotees at the Tripura Sundari Temple near Agartala.(HT PHOTO)
Devotees at the Tripura Sundari Temple near Agartala.(HT PHOTO)

500-year-old Tripura Sundari temple goes without animal sacrifice this Durga Puja after HC ban

Hindustan Times, Agartala | By Priyanka Deb Barman
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2019 12:58 PM IST
Last month, the Tripura high court banned animal sacrifices in temples following a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by one retired judge Subhash Bhattacharjee in 2018.
Biplab Deb’s BJP government in Tripura has decided to approach the Supreme Court to challenge the High Court’s order banning animal sacrifice in temples.(HT PHOTO)
Biplab Deb’s BJP government in Tripura has decided to approach the Supreme Court to challenge the High Court’s order banning animal sacrifice in temples.(HT PHOTO)

Tripura govt to move Supreme Court against ban on animal sacrifice in temples

Hindustan Times, Agartala | By Priyanka Deb Barman
PUBLISHED ON SEP 30, 2019 11:26 PM IST
The Tripura High Court ordered a ban on animal sacrifice in temples in response to a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by retired judge in 2018.
Pradyot Kishore said the High Court cannot interfere in customs, culture and the ban on animal sacrifice have was beyond their jurisdiction(Twitter)
Pradyot Kishore said the High Court cannot interfere in customs, culture and the ban on animal sacrifice have was beyond their jurisdiction(Twitter)

Tripura’s royal scion to move Supreme Court challenging ban on animal sacrifices

Hindustan Times, Agartala | By Priyanka Deb Barman
PUBLISHED ON SEP 29, 2019 03:13 PM IST
On Friday, the The Tripura High Court had ordered a ban on animal sacrifice in temples.
The Tripura High Court on Friday ordered a ban on the tradition of animal sacrifice in temples. Image used for representational purpose only.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT File Photo)
The Tripura High Court on Friday ordered a ban on the tradition of animal sacrifice in temples. Image used for representational purpose only.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT File Photo)

High Court bans animal sacrifice in Tripura temples

Hindustan Times, Agartala | By Priyanka Deb Barman
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2019 11:32 AM IST
The judgement reads, “no person including the state shall be allowed to sacrifice any animal/bird within the precincts of any one of the temples within the State of Tripura…”
The BMC submitted that it had received 19 complaints of violations so far, and had already taken action against the offenders.(HT image)
The BMC submitted that it had received 19 complaints of violations so far, and had already taken action against the offenders.(HT image)

Give details of nod for animal slaughter for Bakri Eid: HC to BMC

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By K A Y Dodhiya
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 05:53 PM IST
The counsel for the BMC told the division bench of justices SC Dharmadhikari and Gautam Patel that the civic body had issued 850 permissions for slaughtering animals outside abattoirs and designated places for Bakri Eid.
The no-animal-sacrifice campaign on Bakrid that started in 2017 soon after the BJP government took office in Uttar Pradesh (UP) has now started getting wings.(AP)
The no-animal-sacrifice campaign on Bakrid that started in 2017 soon after the BJP government took office in Uttar Pradesh (UP) has now started getting wings.(AP)

No-animal sacrifice campaign picks up pace

Lucknow | By Manish Chandra Pandey
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 12:24 AM IST
Bakrid is among the most important festivals celebrated by Muslims to commemorate the ancient event when Prophet Ibrahim, reacting to God’s wish to sacrifice a thing he held dear, offered his 13-year old son Ismail for sacrifice.
The National Green Tribunal-appointed Yamuna pollution monitoring committee has directed all civic agencies to ensure blood of animals slaughtered in slaughter houses and during festivals doesn’t flow into the river.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
The National Green Tribunal-appointed Yamuna pollution monitoring committee has directed all civic agencies to ensure blood of animals slaughtered in slaughter houses and during festivals doesn’t flow into the river.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)

NGT-panel asks civic agencies to stop blood from animal slaughter from flowing into Yamuna

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 01:24 AM IST
While the North Delhi Municipal Corporation has already issued such orders, the east and south corporation have been asked to take action on similar lines.
The Uttarakhand high court directed all civic bodies in the state to ensure disposal of blood and body parts of the sacrificed animals.(AFP/Picture for representation)
The Uttarakhand high court directed all civic bodies in the state to ensure disposal of blood and body parts of the sacrificed animals.(AFP/Picture for representation)

Uttarakhand high court bans animal sacrifices in the open for all religions

Hindustan Times, Nainital | By Neeraj Santoshi
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2018 07:13 AM IST
The high court directed that on the day of Eid-ul-Juha (Bakr-Eid) falling on August 22/23 “no animals including goat/sheep/buffalo shall be sacrificed in an open space, on any public street, or any thoroughfare in front of any place of worship”.
Bakrid is one of the biggest Muslim festivals, celebrated traditionally with an animal sacrifice.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT File Photo)
Bakrid is one of the biggest Muslim festivals, celebrated traditionally with an animal sacrifice.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT File Photo)

Government backs campaign against animal sacrifice ahead of Bakrid

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Malavika Vyawahare
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2018 10:41 AM IST
There is no blanket ban on animal sacrifice in India. Under provisions of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Rules and food safety standards, animals must be slaughtered at registered abattoirs and follow certain guidelines, but in the case of most ritualistic animal sacrifices, these are not followed.
In commemoration of the Saptami Jatra , which is the seventh day of the Chaitra (harvest season) festival, devotees sacrifice animals, most of them young, in the name of Goddess Ekvira.(AFP)
In commemoration of the Saptami Jatra , which is the seventh day of the Chaitra (harvest season) festival, devotees sacrifice animals, most of them young, in the name of Goddess Ekvira.(AFP)

Call to ban animal cruelty in temple near Karla caves

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Ananya Barua
UPDATED ON MAR 23, 2018 05:07 PM IST
Founder president of Sarva Jeev mangal Pratishthan, Kalyan Gangwal, has written a letter to chief minister requesting authorities concerned to put an end to the practice, which has been taking place in front of the Buddhist caves, a tourist site.
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