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Assent to Ordinance on Jallikattu – Opening of a Pandora Box

In yet another suicidal attempt (after demonetisation) the present Central Government has given its assent to the Tamil Naidu state’s ordinance on Jallikattu (a traditional sport involving bull). By passing an ordinance for permitting the celebration of Jallikattu, the Indian Government has opened up a Pandora Box, which is definitely going to increase their trouble in the near future. Just wait and watch while a lot many demonstrations and demands for the passing of such kind of ordinances are on its way, to flood the Central Government from every corner of the country in the near future. God knows who advice Mr. Pradhan Sevak to take such decisions.

In the current scenario, a question does pop up in the minds of many of us that when the Honourable Court has banned an activity and is yet to decide on a serious issue then what was the urgency to pass an ordinance in the matter concerned? Was this move politically motivated or was it taken sheer out of public concern? If at all it was taken after keeping public concern in mind then does this move somewhere exhibits that our politicians think that the Honourable Courts are not bothered about the public sentiments and does not take into account the public concerns before passing any judgement?

Herewith, I would like to raise a very serious concern with regard to the autonomy of the courts. Aren’t ordinances like this nothing but a ‘legalised’ way of contempt of court? Just because there is a right available to bring an ordinance in order to surpass the orders of the courts, is it justifiable to make use of this right in such matters as well? Isn’t it a threat to the very existence of the courts in any country? What is the need of having courts when the government themselves can decide and finalize the case, which is still pending before the court of law? It’s a high time for the courts to take a note of the same and stand for their existence.

The politicians preach us to respect the orders of the Honourable Courts but it seems that when it comes to politics they don’t even think for a second, before going against any kind of court orders. If they actually acted as they preach, then instead of giving their consent on the ordinance, wasn’t it feasible for the “law abiding” politicians to plead in front of the court with their logical points and let this serious issue be decided only by the Honourable Court? If courts can open at odd hours to decide about the hanging of a terrorist then we are in a far better position to be heard and matters with which public sentiments are attached could indeed be decided on a high priority.

I would like to urge that instead of coming up with ideas like banning an organisation which works for the rights of animals, it would be appropriate if we can come up with ideas which would enable us to carry on our traditions, without ‘intentionally’ torturing and harming any of the living beings for our enjoyment. There is always a mid peaceful way to solve such kind of issues, like in the present case it would have been appropriate to conduct the sport without torturing or harming the animals, as well as, applying the utmost safety parameters.

Torturing or causing harm to other living beings, in the name of tradition, could not be allowed at all. If the traditions need to be changed for the betterment of our society then we should indeed be ready for that. Do remember that right to live freely is the fundamental right of every living being and not alone humans. Live and let others live peacefully too.

I wish that the Almighty give good sense to each one of us.

Peyush Jain

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Sachin Sachin!

A small note dedicated to the legend Mr. Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar. Although, this note was written on the day when the “God of Cricket”, decided to retire from the fields of cricket, however, I am sharing it today on my website, in order to, commemorate the half-century of my blogs. Yes, this is my 50th Blog and what could be better than to share a note on the “Master of Centuries”, to complete my half century. For me, it is equivalent to attaining a half century with a smashing six.

The note dated 16th November 2013 (the date when Mr. Sachin Tendulkar took retirement) –

“Bharat Ratna Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar”, a legend who gave us 24 dynamic years of sparkling entertainment, a name which became synonym to cricket, a person who showcased honesty and dedication as his two hands, a human being whose acts compelled us to worship him like God, a brand, an institution in himself, a grounded personality whose life is a lesson to learn from. Someone who is beyond cricket, beyond generation, beyond nationality; “He is a Master Piece, a Master Blaster”.

Our expectations from him remained the same every time he took guard on that 22 yard. Nothing less than a century was ever expected from him, and now, if we look back and analyse, we will conclude that to come out and play with such huge expectations and loads of pressure it needs to be a SACH (Honesty) IN.

This expectation did not change even in the last test innings of his career, where everyone wanted a century to come out from his bat. Nevertheless, every single run he scored over the figure of half century in his last test innings represented a year that he dedicated to cricket, making a total score of 74 runs.

He entertained us, he made us feel proud to be an Indian and it’s our privilege to grow up, seeing him play. It will be a real tribute if we can imbibe SACHINISM in our self. Thanks, Mr. Sachin from the depth of our heart.

Mr. Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, you may have retired from the fields, but your memories will always stay ‘Not Out’ in our hearts. “A personality that aspires never retires”.

I wish that the Almighty always bless you and your family.

Sachin Sachin!

 

Peyush Jain – 16th November 2013