Q. Consider the following statements:
1.There is no law in India to punish those dealing with cruelty to animals.
2.Cruelty to animals has not been safeguarded by the Constitution of India.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: D

Explanation –

Statement 1 and 2 are incorrect. The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1960 punishes those dealing with cruelty to animals. Part IVA of the Indian Constitution makes it a fundamental duty of the citizens to have compassion for living creatures.

Source: ORF