On Wednesday afternoon, at the busy R.P.D. Cross, junction, A few youth, students, teachers, and social workers — one of them donning the role of mega size “chicken” (7.5 ft long) — staged a demonstration and shouted slogans in support of vegetarianism.
The demonstration was organised under the banner of People for Animal Liberation (PAL), a voluntary organisation. The PAL has been conducting such programmes in different parts of the city on different occasions with to promote vegetarianism.
“In the land of Bhagawan Mahaveer and Mahatma Gandhi, who propagated non-violence and vegetarianism, animals should enjoy equal rights as human beings. The right to live should be ensured to the animals,” said Sanjay B. Patil, MLA, who addressed the protesters.