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‘Veganism is a social justice movement, not a passing trend’


Over 200 Mumbaikars spent their weekend speaking up for animals, in India’s first Zonal Animal Rights March. The march was held on World Vegan Day.

The event, organised in collaboration with the United For Compassion International Foundation (UFCI) and Vegan India Movement (VIM), began with a 3-5 km walk on Carter Road in Bandra. Shweta Savla, UFCI founder, said, “We can see that people are becoming more aware of the issues related to animal rights violation. This march is probably the biggest our country has ever seen.”

Ms. Savla said they have put forth some demands to the government ...


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