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August 11, 2003

The Union Cabinet on Monday cleared a bill seeking to ban cow slaughter throughout India. The Bill on Prevention of Cruelty to Cows is likely to be introduced in the current session of Parliament. While many laud the move, others believe it is an electoral gimmick that is only going to hit the poorest the hardest.

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Sub: Cow slaughter

Ideally we shouldnt be killing cows. Iam afraid banning will not solve the problem. There should be regulation to ensure that these things are done ...

Posted by thamara

Sub: Ban on Cowl slaughter

This ordinance should be welcomed by every sensible Indian. Just becasue it comes from the BJP, there is no need to give the issue a ...

Posted by S.Balachandran

Sub: Ban will result in harassment and corruption.

Generally cows are well protected in India. No one kills cows when they are yielding milk. This is evident in the success of Amul and ...

Posted by Sundar

Sub: Cow slaughter

Firstly I say it is ellection gimmick, because banning cow slaughter will not bring peace amongst our people/religions. Not eating meet nobody will get moksha, ...

Posted by Johnson TK

Sub: Cow Slaughter

It may interest your readers to note that Swami Vivekananda refused to support a ban on cow slaughter. Further, he remarked that when people try ...

Posted by Santanu Dutta



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