Featuring: Nayantara Malhotra
A ‘Legal Issues Seminar’ (LIS) was conducted by Nayantara Malhotra, Senior Associate, on “Do Animals Have Fundamental Rights?”. The seminar touched upon the statutory and constitutional rights available to animals. The session also delved into recent judgements wherein person-hood was granted to animals and fundamental rights of animals were recognized. The session saw several questions from the team including whether the punishments prescribed under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 have the requisite deterrent effects.
The presentation can be accessed here.
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