'By encouraging people to eat more beef, the perception that BJP will impose a ban on cow slaughter will be dispelled,' said BJP minister Sanbor Shullai
Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma stressed the move as a way to end the slaughter of bulls by increasing the number of cows.
Under the new law, slaughter of cattle would lead to imprisonment of up to 7 years and a fine ranging from Rs 50,000 to Rs 5 lakh.
A section of the syllabus even makes a case for a native cow being better than an exotic or a jersey cow.
Quoting a prominent Hindu seer Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati, Siddaramaiah said the beef exports have risen after the Narendra Modi government got elected in 2014.
The Bill was passed by the assembly on Wednesday, amidst din, with stiff opposition from Congress.
The controversial Karnataka Prevention of Slaughter and Preservation of Cattle Bill, 2020, was passed in the Assembly on Wednesday.
As Animal Husbandry Minister Prabhu Chavan tabled the bill, Congress MLAs led by the leader of the opposition Siddaramaiah trooped into the well of the House.
C T Ravi has claimed that the Karnataka government will introduce a bill to ban cow slaughter during the upcoming assembly session.
An official had said that the police had arrested 3,867 people, involved in either cow slaughter or smuggling or both, from January till June 8.
The proposed law includes a penal provision of imprisonment up to seven years for physical damage to the cow, and fine up to Rs 3 lakh in cases related to cow slaughter.
The police registered a case against unidentified persons after the incident at the government school at Samudan village, about 50kms from the district headquarters, came to light on Wednesday
Police said five persons have been detained for questioning in connection with the incident.
Following the death of 36 cows at shelters in Ayodhya and Pratapgarh on Saturday and 35 bovines in Prayagraj on Friday, Adityanath convened a video conferencing with all 75 District Magistrates and warned that cow deaths would invite immediate disciplinary action.
Salim Kadar Makrani, a resident of Dharoji-Uplet road, was convicted under the Gujarat Animal Preservation (Amendment) Act 2017.
Police were informed by a dairy owner at 6 am that two of his cows were lying dead in Sanjay Jheel Park opposite Kotla village in Trilokpuri, said a senior police officer.
Some villages have gaushalas built, but in most cases, like here in Roshanchak near Barabanki, it's just a bamboo-barricaded field with a little asbestos shed.
Key accused in the lynching case Vishal Singh Rana, the son of local BJP party worker Sanjay Rana, and Puneet were among those in the crowd when Adityanath was addressing the election campaign in Bisada village of Greater Noida.
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