Legal Frameworks for Combating Animal Cruelty in India: A Comprehensive Analysis of Laws, Enforcement, and Advocacy

  • Disha Dogra and Dr. Bhavna Batra
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  • Disha Dogra

    Student at Amity Law School, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

  • Dr. Bhavna Batra

    Associate Professor at Amity law School, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

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This paper aims to conduct a thorough analysis of the legal frameworks aimed at combating animal cruelty in India, with a focus on intent and significance. Through a detailed examination of relevant legislation, case studies, and enforcement mechanisms, the study intends to provide insights into the effectiveness and shortcomings of existing laws in protecting animal welfare. The significance of this research lies in addressing the pressing need to enhance legal protections for animals in India, considering the country’s cultural diversity and rich biodiversity. By shedding light on the gaps and opportunities within the legal framework, this analysis seeks to contribute to the ongoing discourse on promoting animal rights and fostering a more compassionate society.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 2, Page 3479 - 3491


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