Meat ban can't be forced down people's throat: SC

HINDUSTAN TIMES, NEW DELHI | 17 September 2015 20:40 IST

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a plea against a Bombay high court order staying a ban on the sale of meat in Mumbai during a Jain festival saying there should be a spirit of "tolerance and accommodation".

"These are issues which cannot be forced down somebody's throat... There has to be the spirit of tolerance and anything should not be thrust on a particular class," the SC said while noting that the high court order seems to be elaborate and that compassion for animals need not be observed only on festivals.

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When we are celebrating feast why we should stop others from eating meat and so on, it is a feast of mine let me take care of myself and my family. Thank you judges; I always say this is my signature statement “Thinking ahead we should deliver today.”

- Salvador , Goa | 19 th September 2015 11:27

 

Very well done judiciary. Modi govt. has no right to shove stuff under our throats. Let us put an end to all the bans. When some movie comes up, Alemao runs to the theatre and bring it down, when some book comes out, somebody else wants it to be banned. Enough of all these tamasha to please selective group of people for vote politics.

- Pradeep Netraulikar, Sanguem | 17 th September 2015 21:05

 

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