Plea to remove birds from list of ‘pet animals’

The Hindu | Sep 15, 2020 at 8:40 PM
  • In his affidavit, the petitioner contended that birds were a fundamental part of the ecosystem and were necessary for a healthy environment.
  • The petitioner contended that inclusion of birds in the definition of pet animals would lead to misrepresentation and even smuggling of prohibited species.
  • A similar view had been taken by a single judge of the Delhi High Court also, he submitted.