Ban on Cock fighting continues

cock-fightThe High Court on Thursday directed the government of Andhra Pradesh to strictly follow the ban on Cockfighting, a popular sport in rural coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh.

Upholding its 2016 order gave fresh orders to the government to ensure cockfights are prevented in the state during Sankranthi season.

In cockfighting, razor-sharp blades tied to the legs of two roosters and made to fight with each other till death and many illegal activities like betting with huge money involved has become the practice in the villages during the festival season.