Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat today inaugurated a newly built cowshed at his official residence here, describing cow as a symbol of Indian culture.
Accompanied by his wife Sunita, Rawat worshipped a cow and its calf kept in the cowshed to mark its opening.
The couple caressed them and offered them a mix of jaggery and gram.
"The cow is a symbol of our culture. Keeping a cow at home gives us great happiness and spiritual peace," he said.