An Analysis on Animal Cruelty in India for Different Economic and Social Purposes


  • Sumanta Bhattacharya Research Scholar and Policy Analyst, Department of Development Studies, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, Howrah, India
  • Bhavneet Kaur Sachdev Student, Department of Development Studies, Calcutta University, Howrah, India



Animal cruelty, dairy industry, farm factory, animal abuse, animal hoarding, organized abuse, worshipped


Animals have been used for a number of purpose since ancient times from producing milk, to running bullocks, hunting to sports purpose. Animals in many religion are also worshipped and are considered to be a symbol of god. On the other hand with the growth in Industrialization and modern era we see a change in an attitude of humans towards animals , Today animals are abused neglected and brutally killed of many purposes , the dairy industry and the farm factory torture and give pain to the animals , they are kept away from sunlight , fresh air and nature which are the main source of their living , they are not provide food and water for hours , they are separated for their families and friends and brought to zoo , or are forced to perform activities which has a harmful effect on their heath . There are not giving proper health care facilities , instead they are abused and killed , single neglect , gross neglect , Intentional neglect , animal hoarding , organized abuse which includes dog fighting , cock fighting , ritualistic abuse and animal sexual assault these are the common types of abuse performed against animals , they are also used for  laboratory testing , Animal cruelty is practiced in both urban and rural areas , where the cases are more in rural areas ,where animals are also used for agriculture purpose  Animal cruelty is a very inhuman activity which has led to the extinction of many flora and fauna.




How to Cite

S. Bhattacharya and B. Kaur Sachdev, “An Analysis on Animal Cruelty in India for Different Economic and Social Purposes”, IJRAMT, vol. 2, no. 11, pp. 125–128, Nov. 2021.




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