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Passing on a copy of the notice to all the ration shops and oil companies by the Controller of Rationing at the Food and Civil Supplies Department in Mumbai, Peta India officially proudly declared that a legal ban of bullock carts to to transport kerosene in the city. This battle had been going for years now and finally he fight is all worth rejoice the peta activists.

 

The five year long campaign by Peta India has resulted in Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd putting an end to using bullock carts to transport kerosene as of 1 February 2012.

 

 

It took several forms of protests to convince the government and the others. Numerous meetings with government officials, demonstrations outside Indian Oil petrol pumps, a disruption of the Oil and Gas Review Summit and International Exhibition by a PETA India supporter and a petition signed by Akshaye Khanna, Rahul Khanna, Raveena Tandon, Eesha Koppikar, Arjun Rampal and other celebrities in November 2010.

 

“Forcing bullocks, who are often sick and injured, to pull heavy oil carts on busy, hot and fume-filled Mumbai streets is an act of extreme abuse, and we are thrilled to see that the government has now taken steps to put this archaic and illegal practice to an end”, says PETA India Director of Veterinary Affairs Dr Manilal Valliyate. “PETA applauds the government’s action because it will bring much-awaited relief to hundreds of bullocks.”

 

The city is very hard tackle even to us humans and the inhumane torture that these bulls endure is heart breaking. The owners to make money force these bulls to work, not treat them properly, barely feed them. With the initiative of Peta India and the activists all this has been brought to an end. To get a full idea of the story read this.



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