New cattle slaughter rules will curb its smuggling to Bangladesh: BJP

Over 8,000 cattle have been seized in the state in the last five years along the Indo-Bangladesh border

By: PTI | Shillong | Published: May 28, 2017 3:37 pm
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The BJP in Meghalaya on Sunday said that the latest ban on sale of cattle for slaughter at animal markets will curb its smuggling to Bangladesh. “There is a massive cattle smuggling racket in the state which has skyrocketed the price of beef,” state BJP president Shibun Lyngdoh said.

Meanwhile, the media unit of the party has also petitioned BJP leader Nalin Kohli to allay fears and sentiments of the indigenous tribals who solely depend on beef as their source of dietary protein. “The matter related to cattle and cattle slaughtering has cropped up again and people are scared if their food habits will be disturbed,” state BJP vice president and spokesperson J A Lyngdoh said.

“We have taken a note of the issue and also requested party leader Nalin Kohli to take up the matter with the Centre to allay fears,” he said.

He said that the Centre’s notification in this regard is to curb the menace and increase cattle farming at a time when the state is heading towards organic farming.

Over 8,000 cattle have been seized in the state in the last five years along the Indo-Bangladesh border, Opposition Hills State Peoples Democratic Party legislator Ardent Basaiawmoit had told the Assembly earlier this year and had called for a joint effort by the state as well as the Central agencies to stop smuggling of cattle to Bangladesh.

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  1. B
    May 29, 2017 at 12:24 am
    Yes it will help you to get all profit for your party
    1. E
      May 28, 2017 at 7:13 pm
      'Live animals' are more valuable than 'slaughtered animals'. 'Live animals' can provide 'methane' from their 'poo' & 'pee'. This 'methane' can meet our 'domestic gas requirements' as 'electricity generation'. The 'slurry' after separation of 'methane' from the 'poo & pee' is the best 'manure fertilizer' for all our farms. That way India can save upto 100 trillion annually.
      1. C
        May 28, 2017 at 7:07 pm
        All SLAUGHTER HOUSES & MEAT SHOPS throughout India should be sealed because they are breeding grounds for dangerous viral diseases.
        1. Nagar Iyer
          May 28, 2017 at 7:01 pm
          Central & State Govts in India should strictly ban CHEMICAL FARMING like Sikkim. COW BASED ZERO BUDGET NATURAL FARMING should be implemented throughout India
          1. Joykutty Cherian
            May 28, 2017 at 5:46 pm
            Slowly but steadily a kind of heinous autocratic-sm has been imposed in India with this regime at the helm. The love for a cow of RSS/Hindu fundamentalists has been inflicted on every Indian through Modi, our PM. The price every Indian is going to pay would be hefty since every now and then the regime is cleverly imposing just to segregate Hindu votes to BJP kitty.
            1. Nagar Iyer
              May 28, 2017 at 7:02 pm
              If you dislike this you can migrate to Rome.
              1. J
                J Tharakan
                May 28, 2017 at 7:30 pm
                To tell people get out, India is not private property of you fascists. When true Indians were fighting for freedom, your sangh parivar leader Savarkar was apologizing to British.
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