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SC refuses to block Kambala in Karnataka for now

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The buffalo racing sport, Kambala, will continue in for now, as the on Monday refused to stop it saying it will hear the matter in March.

starts from December and continues till March. It coincides with the festivities.

As urged the court that it should step in and stop the race, which is now scheduled for February 18, said "races will take place next year also".

Urging the court to stop Kambala, Luthra appearing for the NGO People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) told the bench that an ordinance backing has lapsed and there was no statutory regime supporting the animal sport.

also informed the bench comprising Justice and Justice D.Y.Chandrachud, that the Law bestowing sanctity to was pending before the for his assent.

The court then directed the final hearing on PETA's plea to March 12.



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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 13:10 IST