The ripple effect of the growing demand for lifting the ban on bull taming sport Jallikattu can be seen in Maharashtra. The Shiv Sena has demanded that the bullock cart race that was also banned with Jallikattu be brought back to the state of Maharahtra.Also Read - Maharashtra Board Classes 10, 12 Supplementary Result To Be Released on October 20 | Check Time Here
Shiv Sena has said that bullock cart race is a tradition of Maharashtra and like Jallikattu, it also has emotions attached to it. The party has said that if the race is not brought back, people will protest on the streets of Maharashtra after the Budget. Also Read - Several States Likely to Receive Heavy Rain Today, IMD Issues Orange Alert For Kerala
Bullock cart races were banned by the Supreme Court in 2014 along with the ban on Jallikattu. Disposing petitions from Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra on ‘Jallikattu’ and bullock cart races, the apex court bench of Justices KS Radhakrishnan and Pinaki Chandra Ghose had upheld a July 11, 2011, notification of the Ministry of Environment and Forest that banned exhibition or training of bulls as performing animals. Also Read - Maharashtra SET Answer Keys 2021 Released: Here’s How to Download it on setexam.unipune.ac.in
Bullock cart races were an essential part of the Pune Festival that is organised during the Ganapati festival. Organisers say that these races are being held for over 300 years as a tradition.