Modi government will enact law to ban cow slaughter in India: Subramanian Swamy

Swamy said, "The Supreme Court has repeatedly said that eating beef is not an essential part of Islam... and there is no law that can prevent us from legislating that you can not eat beef."

By: PTI | Mumbai | Updated: June 18, 2017 9:01 pm
subramanian swamy. modi, india, centre, cow sluaghter, beef ban, bjp, congress government, subramanian swamy, modi government, india news, indian express news Swamy said there would be no dearth of funds to protect the cows or to construct Gaushalas.

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said the Modi-government will bring in a law banning cow slaughter across the country. “We don’t have a law right now, but still we have two years to go… after that five years more… so a law banning cow slaughter, which is in the concurrent list, would be enacted across the country,” Swamy said at a national meet on ‘Bos Indicus: The Glorious Indian Cow’ organised by Virat Hindustan Sangam (VHS). VHS is a social outfit formed by Swamy himself. “We have to safeguard the cow for a variety of reasons. Cow represents our mental liberation. So our commitment to safeguard cow is intact,” he said.

The conference was jointly organised by the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and Iskcon.

He said there would be no dearth of funds to protect the cows or to construct Gaushalas.

“We must elevate the status of gau-rakshaks and give them the certificate, so that no one intercepts and kills someone on the roads. All the violence that took place was by the criminals. I think gau-rakhshaks are doing a great service and a new cadre of gau-rakshaks of Hindustan will be created,” he said.

Swamy said, “The Supreme Court has repeatedly said that eating beef is not an essential part of Islam… and there is no law that can prevent us from legislating that you can not eat beef.”

Swamy, a Rajya Sabha member, said it was the Congress government that supported beef export in the form of different subsidies.

“The Congress government had given 13-types of subsidies to support beef export and when we came to power, we abolished these subsidies one by one and the tune of beef export has come down significantly,” Swamy said.

Hosts of other dignitaries who took part in the conference also expressed their views on safeguarding cow.

Guru Arihant Rishiji, founder of Urjaa World Foundation, announced the launch of an educational awareness campaign to sensitise students about cow protection.

“Through our foundation and in association with like minded organisations, we are going to hold camps and awareness campaigns in the schools so that the children are taught the benefits of cow protection and preservation right from the childhood days,” said Arihant Rishiji.

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  1. S
    Jun 19, 2017 at 8:31 am
    Likes of Madhu Antony in the comments list are very well un-updated to the broader wellness of world's betterment. The present so called intellectual nations are following what Bharath practiced 1100 yrs ago.
    1. M
      Jun 19, 2017 at 5:43 am
      concentrate on people problems: gang rapes Politician bank defaulter Education corporate colleges black money you time is short only two more years, god bless you guys
      1. A
        Jun 19, 2017 at 2:42 am
        In Rajasthan a elderly man Lynched by MCD Employees and CM of Rajathan is not calling it a murder and none have been so far arrested. This is how Criminals, murderers, Lynchers get away with crime when kind of shameless criminal minded people in power who have no human heart. India is emerging as worst Nation in the world.
        1. A
          Jun 19, 2017 at 2:41 am
          The plan is to convert every indian state into a uttarpradesh where more than 50 lakhs cattle roam around in the filthy road filled with gober ! farmers who are forced to keep the unproductive cattle will stop keeping a cow at home resulting in the death of dairy industry. indias top leather industry will become a history now, soap, meat processing, wax, candle and many related industries are already destro by the cow politics of sangh parivar. Closure of meat 45000 meat shops in UP itself result in loss of livlihood for 4.5 lakh people and more closure is in planning in BJP ruled states. new pet shop rules by sanghi environmental ministry will kill the ornamenal fish export and hit the stomach of thousands of self emplo people. gau rakshak terrorists ruled the roads even attacking buffalo transports. new cattle rules make sure that people wont get meat.This govt is filled with illiterate goons and it will be better to be cow than a ordinary citizen of india under sanghi govts
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            Bert Brech
            Jun 19, 2017 at 2:40 am
            Nobody needs to eat cows.
            1. A
              Jun 19, 2017 at 2:28 am
              Now Slaughter of Humans though Mobs is Legal and they turning country into LYNCHISTAN.
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                Ramesh Nittoor
                Jun 18, 2017 at 10:29 pm
                A strange politics is brewing within BJP, just few days ago Hon Home Minister said Central government will not interfere with eating habits of Indians, and this धूर्त सियार also known as Dr. Subramanian Swamy, with zero mass base in his home state or elsewhere, unbale to win any real election, well past his prime, and filled with communal hate against minorities, an ultra-right economic policy including flat tax propa st, is busy in his Shakuni style to Indian secular credentials. Home Minister may have his leg broken, but Indian wisdom shall prevail over this tactician. As it is said in the context of Gita, मूकम करोती वाचालम पंगु लांघयेतेय गिरिम। The secular spirit of India , which respects all religions, and preserves individual freedom of all shall prevail over this misguided machinations.
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                  Ramesh Nittoor
                  Jun 18, 2017 at 10:47 pm
                  is busy in his Shakuni style to subvert Indian secular credentials.
                  1. T
                    Jun 18, 2017 at 11:06 pm
                    Now you admit it -----they are all the same whether it's Su-Swamy or Gow-Swami !
                  2. R
                    Jun 18, 2017 at 10:25 pm
                    Distribute one cow to every hindu family and ask them to take care with their oen expenses. Because it is mata . Let us see how many will accept . youself can see the drama behind.
                    1. M
                      mast kalandar
                      Jun 18, 2017 at 11:21 pm
                      you shameless islamics...u go to haj with hindu tax payers subsidy money running into thousands of dare not try to be bigger than your shoes....u beggars
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                        ahsan mohIUDDIN
                        Jun 19, 2017 at 7:34 am
                        Firstly, u filthy rich Hindus, u are notoriously famous all over the world for not honestly paying taxes due from u(had u been, your so-called Hindu rashtriya would'nt be in the economic condition it is in and u also very well know that your PM modi did not resort to demonetization to extract black wealth from the islamics of india). Secondly, they are not begging for such subsidy, your politicians are offering it and other appeasive subsidies for the" vote banks" required to keep them in power. Go and bad mouth them U have no business belittling and calling names on poor Muslim minorities,
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