Sri Lanka to ban Hindu animal sacrifice

Sri Lanka to ban Hindu animal sacrifice

13 September 2018 05:00 am

The government has decided to ban the ritual sacrifice of animals at Hindu temples.

This decision has been proposed by the Ministry of Hindu Religious Affairs Ministry.

Even though the majority of Hindus in Sri Lanka do not support animal sacrifice, some groups still do it.

The practice has been criticized for a long time by various groups including animal rights and Buddhist groups.