Kerala Assembly to meet on June 8 to discuss cattle issue

Various options, including approaching the Supreme Court and bringing in a law within the limit of the state were under the consideration of the government, officials said.

By: PTI | Thiruvananthapuram | Published:June 2, 2017 2:03 pm
cattle slaughter ban, beef ban, india news A special one-day Assembly session will be convened in Kerala on June 8 to discuss issues connected with the Centre’s ban on sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter. (Representational)

The Kerala cabinet today decided to convene a special one-day Assembly session on June 8 to discuss issues connected with the Centre’s ban on sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter. “Government will take a final decision what to further do on the matter on the basis of discussion in the house,” Minister for Forest and Animal Husbandry K Raju said at a press conference here. Various options, including approaching the Supreme Court and bringing in a law within the limit of the state were under the consideration of the government, he said.

“However, a final decision will be taken only after considering the views of members in the house”, he said. The CPI(M) led LDF government in Kerala was the first to oppose the notification, holding that “it is an infringement into the state’s right and went against federal principles”. The minister said that the assembly would also pass a resolution against the Centre’s decision.

On reports of tension in Palakkad, bordering neighbouring Tamil Nadu, after some persons allegedly blocked transport of cattle to state, Raju said, “The issue has created tension nationwide, not just in Palakkad”. Under the present circumstances, the best way to end the tension over the cattle issue was to freeze or withdraw the Centre’s notification, Raju added. He said the state was of the view that the notification would adversely affect the meat and dairy sectors, which employs about five lakh people.

Fifteen lakh heads of cattle are brought to Kerala every year and 2.5 lakh tonnes of meat worth Rs 6,552 crore is sold in the state annually.

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    vs
    Jun 2, 2017 at 7:20 pm
    80 of meat in Kerala is consumed by Vatican Christians and Saudi muzzies and this bloody CM is batting for them.Shameless character. Kerala Hindus should vehemently protest this.Other Indians should avoid tourism to Kerala.Kerala's economy will be doomed.
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      Tushar
      Jun 2, 2017 at 8:38 pm
      😛😛😛😛😛😛. Vatican Christians and Saudi muzzies what a book vast c explosion ..whatta terrific disclosure .... Whatta performance ..... Don't let ur venom spill out of ur brain dude ... Kerala is rich through NRI money ... You are asking people to break the economy of an Indian state ..Aint it an anti national comment
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        john p
        Jun 2, 2017 at 9:30 pm
        Dear tushar what's the use of commenting to BjP troll cell...
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      Vnk
      Jun 2, 2017 at 4:59 pm
      CPM and Cong reactions are illogical and illegal. Cattle markets are for providing cattle to Farmers for use in agriculture and for rearing. Other purpose purchase should be done elsewhere as per this order. Subsidy is meant only for market for Farmers and not slaughterer. Why Cong is doing cow slaughter on road or holding beef patties. Which section of Hindus will vote for these goonda parties. Next time Cong Will be wiped out.
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        Tushar
        Jun 2, 2017 at 7:22 pm
        Man i Condemn wot Congress did .it was over enthusiasm of youth wing and seniors apologized for that and suspended the juniors ..But u speak asif it happens every day in Kerala under Congress guidance lol..it was just one day protest .here Hindus Muslims and Christians eat beef And no offense was expressed by any Hindus .... Here people are together .the same people who vote for Congress throw out and vote for cpm analyzing the performance ... Iet it b Hindu or any other people ..i Voted for Congress n 2011 but for c PM this time ..so please stay away with ur communal mentality
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          Anad
          Jun 2, 2017 at 8:10 pm
          From your comment itself it is very clear you are an oppertunist .With out reading the court order these morons are jumping to their own conclusion and hitting the street like stray dogs. REnjil Makkuty the criminal congie youth leader himself said that it is at the behest of his youth congress leader Dean Kuriakose, he has slaughtered a small calf infront of a motley crowd of morons .If he is a true congressmen he would not have killed the innocent since Ahimsa is the foremost slogan of Mahatma hi on whom these khadi cladded demons swear daily.It is a shame that the congies has stooped down to such low level to score a point against BJP or Modi .Next election they will not get even a double digit in Lok sabha and kerala they are doomed.Just like vultures fighting for a piece of flesh on their prey these congie leaders were competing each other to show who is more secular and anti Hindu thru their beef eating tamasa.Mark me those who are involved will meet same fate on street
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          Tushar
          Jun 2, 2017 at 7:25 pm
          And no one is expecting subsidies for slaughter cattle ..wot rubbish dude u are talking ..only availability of cow to slaughtered is through market ... Thus ban on slaughter and allowing slaughter through other source is same
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          Sudish Puthalat
          Jun 2, 2017 at 3:37 pm
          All these talk of federalism, state's rights, minority rights etc has only one aim: to crush hindus and appease jihadis. Hindus sentiments are to be crushed, violated, insulted....time for hindus to speak up, ert, become vote bank
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            Tushar
            Jun 2, 2017 at 7:27 pm
            Sudeeshaaaaa even Hindus parti ted in beef fests ... And it's not about minority appea t .it's just a protest against interfering in freedom of food regardless to all religion parti ted in it ... Come out of communal frame .it wudnt work in Kerala ....vargheeya vadhi avalleda muthey
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            Dash
            Jun 2, 2017 at 3:09 pm
            In kerala,only rice bag converts(xtians),muzzies,commies have the right to live as citizens. Hindus are being treated as 2nd cl citizens. They have to convert,get killed or live as dhimmis. Very sad.
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              Antony
              Jun 2, 2017 at 3:29 pm
              you illiterate gober headed blood thirstty taliban north indian sanghis has no right to comment about kerala hindus ! your propa a to divide people on communal lines doesnt work in kerala ! you should drink more gau mutra daily and eat more gober ! And leave beef fry and beef roast for kerala hindus !
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                Anad
                Jun 2, 2017 at 6:03 pm
                You SOB who the are you to talk on bhalf of kerala hindus to eat or not to eat ? with your communal harmony to promote your vatican strategy to divide and convert poor hindus.Days are not far off when vultures like will be handled in street for spreading the poison and talking like paragon of virtues.Who is dividing kerala on communal line you SOB ? Who is spreading venom by the evangelist and faith hea ? Are you not ashamed of these cheap third rate out dated strategies to add numbers thru hook or crook ?
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                  Tushar
                  Jun 2, 2017 at 7:34 pm
                  Anand ..ohh is that ur name ..I mean SOB?/.. No one didn't ask ur name any ways ..name... doesnt sounds good ... It's u who is spreading the venom ... No conversion take places n Kerala .it's all ur propa a to brain wash poor innocent Kerala Hindus .... Here in Kerala the biggest plus is the communal Harmony ..No one interferes in ones freedom.of food .prayer dress faith education any thing .... So just forget ur dream to implement ur poisonous strategy ... I don't support any particular party but am worried about the attempt made to make a crack on our States Harmony ... You know one thing we people here are interdependent ... That's the reason this state stand alone from other states economically . Most of the people who are educated works abroad they are helping hand to each other . A jobless Hindu is helped by a Muslim to provide job I'm GCC .or by Christian in Europe or America ..a jobless Muslim is helped by a Hindu in avai job in a good private sector in kerala
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                    Tushar
                    Jun 2, 2017 at 7:37 pm
                    Don't u think these are good things ? So don't say no to any likes of each religion ..let them live in their own way ..if any of the religion does some thing offensive to other ... Talk to each other.. Let them do it without offending other s ... Find out new place to do it without offending other religion to respect them ..... Restricting others is not a solution
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                  Anantharamu g
                  Jun 2, 2017 at 2:57 pm
                  ic government rather than discussing​the issue regarding welfare of state they want to discuss cattle. Shame on this antinational Commies government.
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                    Abdul
                    Jun 2, 2017 at 3:11 pm
                    Isn't it bad the people kil fellow human in the name of cow rakshak than helping the welfare of the fellow Indian?
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                    AROCKIA THILAKAR
                    Jun 2, 2017 at 2:38 pm
                    Very simple solution one and for all...... let government purchase all the animals, either goat, cow, ox, buffalo or else other from the farmers, just like purchasing the agricultural harvests .. so that no one would put into any hardship, loss, inconvenience. no cruelty whatsoever to the animals. Farmers very conveniently like their other agricultural products..... would sell their animals with the government...... government could provide all facilities to the animals and also.. Govt can very well sell to the prospective purchasers....... that is all. All can put an big stop to all the controversies. Govt can very well provide better meat to the needy in highly hygienic manner. Thus either state or central Govt could provide better service to the human as well to the innocent animals.
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                      Tushar
                      Jun 2, 2017 at 8:41 pm
                      Great one dude .I back u .... We lack people who contribute ideas like this here stead we abuse each other and speak for those politicians who are making us fight each other .... I agree with u
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