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113th Mela was going on at that time. However, ''the ban on goat slaughter on the temple premises has continued in view of Supreme court ruling --- Court order of July 13 last year (2015) mandating that ''the state must discourage animal sacrifice and educate the masses against superstitious ritual slaughter''. None of the goats was slaughtered in the temple. Each person with a goat was being verified under the CCTV camera. This move will slow down the public butchery of animals in the name of appeasing the goddess. (https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/dehradun/High-court-allows-sacrificial-goats-inside-Naina-Devi-temple/articleshow/54254765.cms)............................................
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The Kovilpalayam police station that falls under the Karumathampatti subdivision (in Coimbatore district), close to Coimbatore city in Tamil Nadu had run into headwinds and their action decided in haste without any discretion or possible repercussions became a subject of controversy and a big scoop for the news-hungry media. The cops did not realize the old saying: ''Acceptence of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.''
This bizarre incident happened in July, 2019. What wrong did the cops commit as to warrant the attention of the public, media and higher-ups? The officials at the police station not only sought the help of the almighty, but also went a couple of steps farther and conducted something on the police station premises. Yes, to propitiate the goddess, they reportedly conducted a 'kida vettu' ritual involving slaughter of a couple of male goats. The local media picked up the scent and brought to light this weird incident in which two goats were sacrificed at the Kovilpalayam police station as part of 'kida vettu'. Thanks to the local politician who donated the sacrificial goats to the police station to solve their pressed problems.
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