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A traditional 'Thirikkal' cattle race, an event popular among the Tamil community was held at Vattakachchi in Kilinochchi yesterday to condemn the slaughter of cattle and cruelty to animals.

The Kilinochchi Cattle Race Society and the Kalmadu Traders Association had organised the event at the Kalivani playground in Vattakachchi. More than 200 strong bulls had been used in the race and prizes were awarded to the winners.

The organisers said the race was intended to prevent slaughter and cruelty to cattle. (News and Pic by Romesh Madusanka)

 

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  • Yehiya Friday, 11 September 2020 09:48 AM

    Chokka not available

    mnsmart Friday, 11 September 2020 09:50 AM

    Is this not cruelty to the animals?

    Jeeves Friday, 11 September 2020 10:48 AM

    Forced to run with wooden poles across the back of their neck ENDORSES CRUELTY to cattle!

    Mohmad Irshad Friday, 18 September 2020 01:09 PM

    What a punch ? Slaughter is cruelty hurting is not cruelty.


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