Court requested to release elephants for processions

Court requested to release elephants for processions

July 26, 2017   09:53 am

The domesticated elephant protection association has requested the Court to release all licensed elephants for the religious processions. 

The chairman of the association Ven. Magalkande Sudaththa Thero,  stated that due to the religious processions taking place at this time of the year, the elephants need to be released as they are a key part of the procession itself.  

The court will give their verdict on the matter today (26).
 
Ven. Magalkande Sudaththa Thero, brought these statements out during a media briefing held yesterday (25). 

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