Why are solely Hindu festivals focused and banned ?
Shut on the heels of Supreme Courtroom imposing a ban on the sale of firecrackers in Nationwide Capital Area, ten days earlier than Diwali, the Bombay Excessive Courtroom on Wednesday refused to grant permission to the Maharashtra authorities to permit Bullock cart races anyplace within the state throughout Diwali on grounds of cruelty to animals.
Earlier this 12 months, there have been large protests in Tamil Nadu in opposition to the Supreme Courtroom ban on ‘Jallikattu’, a conventional bull help throughout Pongal, following which the state meeting needed to go a bi-partisan invoice to permit the game.
The judiciary equally imposed restrictions on Dahi Handi pyramids in Maharashtra throughout Janmashtami, whereby the peak was fastened at 20 toes and the age of contributors was fastened at not lower than 14 years.
Final month, the West Bengal authorities led by Mamata Banerjee imposed restrictions on immersions of Durga idols on Vijayadashami, because the date clashed with Muharram. The Calcutta Excessive Courtroom needed to intervene and take away the restrictions.
If bullock cart race quantities to cruelty in direction of animals, then slaughtering of goats, sheep and different animals throughout Eid ul Azha must also be declared merciless. Naturally, questions are being raised on the bottom of faith.
Questions are being raised as as to if the Hindu festivals are being focused solely as a result of Hindus, as a group, are tolerant and don’t come out on the streets to oppose such interference of their traditions and festivals. This matter must be thought of.