Not prudent for courts to confer fundamental right to life under Article 21 on bulls: Supreme Court in Jallikattu verdict

The Court further said that Article 14 of the Constitution cannot be invoked by any animal and even an animal welfare law has to be tested at the instance of a human being espousing the cause of animals.
Supreme Court and Jallikattu
Supreme Court and Jallikattu

Court will not venture into into judicial adventurism to bring bulls within the ambit of Article 21 of the Constitution which guarantees right to life, the Supreme Court said in its verdict allowing bull taming sport Jallikattu. [Animal Welfare Board of India and ors vs Union of India and ors].

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