After Jallikattu, Protests For Karnataka's Kambala Gain Steam | Read

PUBLISHED ON: January 25, 2017 | Duration: 1 min, 41 sec

  
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Demands for a court-ordered ban on a traditional animal-based sport to be lifted; protests on the street; talk of an ordinance to circumvent laws on animal cruelty. Sounds familiar? These are not pro-Jallikattu protests in Tamil Nadu, but an ongoing agitation for the return of Kambala - a traditional buffalo-racing event in neighbouring Karnataka where buffaloes are made to race through mud and water spurred on by a farmer who runs alongside with a whip.
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