Despite Hyderabad High Court banning cockfights, the ruling party leaders took an initiative to launch the cockfights in Andhra Pradesh that involve cores of rupees beatings.
Politicians belonging to the ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP), its ally Bharatiya Janata Party, main opposition YSR Congress Party and others inaugurated the cockfights at some places in the three districts.
TDP MLA Maganti Babu and JC Diwakar Reddy was spotted at cockfights venue in Godavari Dist.
In Srinivaspuram village in West Godavari, A business man Dayakar open fired in the air to mark a launch of cockfights, he was taken into Custody.
BJP leader Raghurama Krishnamraju, who had challenged in the Supreme Court the orders of Hyderabad High Court banning cockfights, inaugurated a fight in Bheemavaram in West Godavari district.
In Bheemavaram, the cockfights were organized without knives being tied to the legs of cocks.
While the Home Minister said, His government is trying to stop these cockfights in phased manner.