Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Karnataka BJP Pushes For Blanket Ban On Slaughter And Sale Of Cattle

A month after the BJP government came to power in the state it is discussing bringing back the 2010 anti-cow slaughter bill, which imposed a blanket ban on slaughter and sale of cattle.

Gow Samrakshana Prakoshta, the party’s cow protection cell in Karnataka on Thursday wrote to Chief Minister Yediyurappa requesting stringent legislation against cattle slaughter, stating that this was part of the manifesto of the party.

In 2010, the Yediyurappa-led BJP had passed a bill that placed a blanket ban on cattle slaughter, which was later overturned by the Siddaramaiah-led Congress government in 2013, calling the legislation draconian, unconstitutional and against secularism.

At present, a 1964 Act partially banning cow slaughter is in place in Karnataka. The Act allows for the slaughter of non-milch and diseased cattle.

“No decision has been taken but we are discussing a petition made by the BJP Cow Protection Cell,” Karnataka Minister for Tourism and Kannada and Culture CT Ravi was quoted as saying.

Before you go, please subscribe to our free newsletter below to be notified about our articles.

* indicates required

Shaik Zakeer Hussain is the Founder and Editor of The Cognate.

You May Also Like


Amid already rising concerns over violent vigilantism, Karnataka Minister for Animal Husbandry Prabhu B Chauhan has stated that cases registered against “cow vigilantes” will...


The contentious anti-cattle slaughter law that would gravely affect lakhs of families that are dependent on the trade for their livelihood, will come into...


A group of cow vigilantes allegedly beat up a Muslim driver in near Tanikodu in Sringeri taluk in the early hours of January 8...


The Karnataka High Court has issued a notice to the state government based on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed against the Karnataka Prevention...

Share This