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Metakix’s Viresh, Zomb, Nicky, and Sheldon at the IIT Roorkee fest sporting petaDishoom t-shirts to promote animal rights among their fans. Metakix recently sat down with petaDishoom to talk about their thoughts on animal rights, wildlife protection, and the responsibility we all have to protect animals. You can read the whole interview on http://www.petadishoom.com/page3/metakix.asp
THEMCLONES, Delhi based band, showed their support for animals at the recently concluded OASIS festival of BITS Pilani. Dev, the drummer, sported the petaDishoom Tee (now PETA Youth), while the lead singer spoke about how important it is to support animals and held up a banner to the crowd. The banner read, ‘THEM CLONES ROCK WITH PETA Youth’. Keep checking petaindia.com for more information on celebrities who support PETA Youth, and don’t forget to sign-up to be a PETA Youth activist.
Popular hindi band, TALAASH, was headlining at the recently concluded TECHTRIX festival at DJ Sanghvi College. Apart from being excellent musicians, TALAASH also is a very compassionate towards animals. During their performance, they took time to talk about how important it is to support animals and encourage their fans to log onto petaindia.com to get active for animals.
You too can get involved. Sign up to be a PETA Youth activist and get active for animals.
VAYU, popular animal friendly Indian rock band, yet again dazzled fans with an unplugged performance. At a recently held launch party of the anECHO and Rediff association, VAYU performed to a crowd of cheering supporters. anECHO and Rediff launched a platform for non commercial musicians across India. The platform is set up to allow budding musicians to upload their music and share it for others to hear. What is very special about this platform is that it supports animal protection and www.petaindia.com. You should check out the website http://anecho.rediff.com and check out the bottom right corner of the page, and tell us if you spot something.
PARIKRAMA, outstanding compassionate band, thrilled scores of crazed female fans at Sophia Colleges annual cultural festival, KSCOPE. Nitin Malik, lead singer, spoke about PETA Youth during their performance on stage. He urged all his fans to log onto www.petaindia.com and get active for animals.
PETA’s cow mascot ‘Radha’ gave a vegan cake and flowers to Amitabh Bachchan on his birthday. PETA loves Amitabh Bachhan as he is vegetarian and has won PETA’s hottest vegetarian online contest 3 times in a row!Why are so many hotties ‘vegging out’ these days? For animals (cows, chickens and buffaloes suffer horribly at the hands of the meat industry), for the environment (the meat trade is the single greatest polluter on the planet) and for their health (meaty diets promote cancer, heart disease and diabetes, all of which plague Indians) – not to mention that vegetarians are noticeably slimmer and trimmer than their flesh-eating counterparts.
In a recently held meeting with the Minister of State for Forests, Mr. Babbanrao Pachpute, PETA activist John Abraham spoke up on behalf of the ‘dancing’ monkeys in the city of Mumbai.
He illustrated the abysmal conditions under which they were kept and the cruelties meted out to them while they are being forced to perform.The meeting was called to address the issue of protection of wildlife in the city of Mumbai with the increase in the number of performing animals brought into the city, namely elephants, bears and monkeys. Also present at the meeting was Anuradha Sawhney, Chief Functionary of PETA India, Mike Pandey, Environmentalist and Film Maker, Shree Bagwan, Chief Conservator of Forests, and other government officials. Moved by the concerns raised, Mr. Babbanrao Pachpute pledged to pass the necessary legislations to ensure that madari-monkeys will not perform within the jurisdiction of Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai.Support our campaigns and get active for animals.
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Performing at a launch function at Inorbit Mall in Malad, Mumbai pop star and PETA Youth supporter, Raageshwari enthralled audiences with her music. During her performance, she took time to talk about how important it is to support animals rights and asked the audience to support PETA Youth.
You too can get involved. Sign up to our PETA Youth activist and get active for animals.
PETA activists wearing biohazard suits next to a black buck in a coffin and carrying placards reading Zoos are Deathtraps and Zoos are Hazardous for Animals outside the Thiruvananthapuram Zoo on the 11th of July 2007. On the heels of foot and mouth reportedly taking a toll at the Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, PETA is urging the public to boycott all zoos. The intense confinement animals suffer in zoos makes them susceptible to disease and literally, drives them insane. You too can get involved and get active for animals. Sign up as a street Teamer (http://www.petadishoom.com/streetteam/st_signup.asp ).
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