Lawmaker defended & enjoyed cockfighting during harvest festival

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Makar Sankranti is a harvest festival.

Like any other livestock, chickens are private properties and are harvested.

“Our Eggs (aka Gamecocks) Are Our Property.”
– United Nations of Cockfighting (UNOFC)
Principle #9

Broiler chickens are slaughtered or harvested for meat, typically, at 30 days of age.

Layer chickens lay eggs as production harvest. Then when the layer chickens are not producing enough eggs anymore, they are culled or slaughtered for meat harvest.

Cockfighting is gamecock farming and sports.

“We Loved Our Gamecocks (aka Eggs) More Than Anything.”
– United Nations of Cockfighting (UNOFC)
Principle #10

Gamecock chickens are multi-purposes chickens.

  • Gamecock egg harvest from 5-6 months of age.
  • Gamecock meat harvest at any age and gender.
  • Gamecock DNA or genetic harvest. They are used to produce more robust species of layer chickens, broiler chickens, and fancy chickens.
  • Harvested as lovable and beautiful gamecock pet of any age and gender.
  • Gamecock rooster performance harvest; like race horses. Gamecock roosters are fought (from 7 months to 10-15 years of age) for immortal greatness; to be read and/or watched by future generations of passionate gamecock farmers and lovers. The “greats or multiple winners” and their direct female relatives will produce the next generations.

“Cockfighting Is The Only Reason There Are Great Gamecocks And Great Cockfighters.”
– United Nations of Cockfighting (UNOFC)
Principle #11

According to Wikipedia:

  • Murali Mohan Maganti (born 24 June 1940) is an Indian film actor, producer, politician and a business executive. He has also been active in politics for the Telugu Desam Party. In 2014, he won the 16th Loksabha elections as a member of Parliament from Rajahmundry.
  • Telugu Desam Party (“party of the Telugu land”), abbreviated as TDP, is a regional political party active in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The party was founded by N. T. Rama Rao on 29 March 1982. The party’s headquarters is located at NTR Bhavan in the Hyderabad.
  • Hyderabad is the capital of the southern Indian state of Telangana and de jure capital of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Eluru (Ellore until 1949) is a city and district headquarters of West Godavari district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the 16 municipal corporations in the state, and the mandal headquarters of Eluru mandal in Eluru revenue division.
  • The Parliament of India is the supreme legislative body of the Republic of India. Parliament is composed of the President of India, the Rajya Sabha (Council of States) and the Lok Sabha (House of the People). India’s Parliament is bicameral; Rajya Sabha is the upper house and Lok Sabha is the lower house. Those elected or nominated (by the President) to either house of Parliament are referred to as members of parliament or MPs. The MPs of Lok Sabha are directly elected by the Indian public voting in single member districts. MPs of Rajya Sabha are elected by the members of the State Legislative Assemblies, by proportional representation. The Parliament is composed of 790 MPs, who serve the largest democratic electorate in the world; 814.5 million Indians registered to vote in the 2014 general elections.
  • A Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district (constituency) to the Legislature of a State in the Indian system of government. Each state has between seven to nine MLA for every Member of Parliament (MP) that it has in the Lok Sabha. There are also Members in two unicameral legislatures in Union Territories: the Delhi Legislative Assembly and Puducherry Legislative Assembly. The term of the Legislative Assembly is five years. But it may be dissolved even earlier than five years by the Governor on the request of Chief Minister. The term of the Legislative Assembly may be extended during an Emergency, but not more than six months at a time.In the State of Jammu and Kashmir the tenure of the Legislative Assembly is 6 years.
  • Makar Sankranti is an Hindus festival celebrated in almost all parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh in many cultural forms. It is a harvest festival that falls on the Magh month of the Nepali calendar (Hindu Solar Calendar). Makar Sankranti marks the transition of the sun into the zodiacal sign of Makara (Capricorn) on its celestial path. The day is also believed to mark the arrival of spring in India and the Magh month in Nepal and is a traditional event. Makara Sankranthi is a solar event making it one of the few Hindu festivals which fall on the same date in the Nepali calendar every year: 14 January, with some exceptions when the festival is celebrated on 15 January.

January 15, 2016 is the 15th birthday of Wikipedia.

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Ruling party MLA defies HC ban, inaugurates cock-fighting session in Eluru

Jan 13, 2016 | Age Correspondent | Hyderabad

The MP was seen holding the cockerel in his hand and defending his action by citing that cock-fighting was a traditional event.

Hyderabad: Ruling Telugu Desam MP, Murli Mohan Maganti, inaugurated a cock-fighting session in the Eluru stadium, West Godavari district, on Wednesday despite a ban on the age-old practice by Hyderabad High Court.

The MP was seen holding the cockerel in his hand and defending his action by citing that cock-fighting was a traditional event.

The cock-fighting event, that is conducted around the Pongal or Makar Sankaranti festival in AndhraPradesh and Telangana, faced a ban by the HC after PILs were filed by Human Society International India, an NGO, seeking a ban on the event.

The PIL stated that the ‘evil practice’ resulted in deaths of several birds and that many people belonging to the middle class and the down-trodden sections are investing huge amount of their hard-earned money and eventually losing it on gambling related to cockfight.




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