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Petitioning OIPA in India and 12 others

SHUT DOWN Puppy Mills : Introduce legislation's - Sukanya Kadyan


The Ministry of Environment and Forest introduced the draft rules for pet shop, dog breeders and fish aquarium but draft rules proposal have been dropped by the Ministry with the consultation of the Ministry of Legal Affairs because animal abusers are united and well organised, they managed the Ministry of Legal Affairs with the help of Law Minister Salman Khurshid.
Let us be united to oppose the Ministry of Legal Affairs opinion, we support the legislation for pet shop, dog breeders and fish aquarium, that must be introduced at once because animals are being exploited, abused for personnel gain and profit in India.

Letter to
OIPA in India
The Joint Secretary, Ministry for Environment and Forest
The Chairman, AWBI
and 10 others
Animal Welfare Board of India - AWBI
Minister for Environment and Forest, New Delhi. Hon'ble Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan
The Director, Animal Welfare Division
The Vice Chairman, AWBI
PETA India
HE The Vice President of India, New Delhi. HE Shri Hamid Ansari
The Prime Minister of India, New Delhi. Hon'ble Sardar Manmohan Singh
Ministry of Environment and Forest The Secretary
HE The President of India, New Delhi His Excellency Shri Pranab Mukherjee
Founder PFA Smt. Maneka Gandhi
The Ministry of Environment and Forest introduced the draft rules for pet shop, dog breeders and fish aquarium but draft rules proposal have been dropped by the Ministry with the consultation of the Ministry of Law.
Let us be united to oppose the Ministry of Legal Affairs opinion, we support the legislation for pet shop, dog breeders, fish aquarium and replacement of toothless the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 with the Animal Welfare Act, that must be introduced at once because animals are being exploited, abused for personnel gain and profit in India.
Appeal moved under RTI Act, 2005 by Abhishek Kadyan:
Kindly refer to my application under the Right to Information Act, 2005 and reply given by the Under Secretary cum CPIO vide F. No. 21/38/2012/AWD dated July 13, 2012. As per this reply I came to know that Animal Welfare Act, 2011 draft is under process and rest draft’s for dog breeders, pet shop and fish aquarium is dropped but complete information was not provided as stated below:
1. Stage of Animal Welfare Act, 2011 draft was not intimated, whether this draft approved by the Cabinet and when it will be placed before the Indian Parliament, tabled on the floor of the House for consideration?
2. Please supply me the copy of legal opinion given by the Ministry of Legal Affairs, on the basis of Dog breeder, pet shop and fish aquarium drafts were dropped ignoring public opinion and comments.
3. Is there any chance or opportunity to reintroduce the dropped draft on dog breeders, pet shop and fish aquarium rules, legislation for elephant being an heritage animal of India as well?
4. Is the Animal Welfare Board of India – AWBI intimated about the decision and what was the reaction of AWBI on the decision taken by the Ministry of Environment and Forest for dropping the draft rules on dog breeders, pet shops and fish aquarium?, please supply me the copies.
5. Please supply the copies of all comments recorded by the Ministry of Environment and Forest:
A. Justification of introduction of draft rules for dog breeders, pet shops and fish aquarium.
B. Summery of public comments received by the Ministry on the draft rules for dog breeders, pet shop and fish aquarium along with the opinion of the Ministry, status of ban on peacock feathers trade proposal.