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Haryana chews the cud on cow protection task force

Takes the bull by the horns to enforce stringent bovine protection law in the state

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Haryana is toying with the idea of forming a gau rakshak (cow protection) taskforce, to ensure enforcement of the stringent cow protection law in the state. “A gau rakshak taskforce, along the lines of home guards, is being considered. That way, the Haryana Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Act, 2015, could be strictly enforced,” said Bhani Ram Mangla, chairman, Haryana Gau Seva Ayog.

For ‘protection and upkeep’ of cows, the Haryana Assembly had, in March last year, passed a Bill to clamp down on cow slaughter in the state. The Bill provides ...

First Published: Wed, July 06 2016. 21:07 IST

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