India: animal welfare : a key issue for the elections?

In India, in the frame of the upcoming elections, animal welfare became a key political topic to adress to be elected. Indeed, through the Country, there have been massive protests asking for the final adoption of the revised Animal Welfare Act, which vote has been suspended since 2011. This revised act would provide stricter penalties in case of animal mistreatments, including imprisonment.

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