Supreme Court to hear plea challenging Centre’s ban on cattle sale for slaughter

Supreme Court to hear plea on cattle slaughter: The plea, filed by a Hyderabad-based organisation, will come up for hearing on June 15. This comes days after Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said the Centre will review all the recommendations submitted by various groups.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 7, 2017 11:53 am
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The Supreme Court is set to hear a plea challenging the Centre’s notification banning the sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter. The plea, filed by a Hyderabad-based organisation, will come up for hearing on June 15. This comes days after Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said the Centre will review all the recommendations submitted by various groups and was not treating it as a “prestige issue”. “Suggestions that have been submitted will be reviewed. It is not a prestige issue for the government,” he told reporters on the sidelines of a function to mark World Environment Day.

While the Madras High Court had earlier stayed the Centre’s notification for four weeks, the Kerala High Court junked a similar petition challenging the ban. The ban had triggered protests in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal. Beef fests were organised at various places where protesters cooked beef and freely distributed it to the public. Two such protests had become embroiled in controversy, one in Kerala and the other in Tamil Nadu.

In Kerala, Youth Congress workers allegedly slaughtered a calf, skinned it and distributed its meat. The party high command suspended eight Youth Congress members, including the unit’s Kannur president. In Chennai, students at IIT-Madras also organised a beef fest on the campus. The next day, a group of students, allegedly led by an ABVP sympathiser, attacked a PhD scholar for attending the fest. The student, identified as Sooraj, was admitted to a hospital with facial injuries.

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging to withdraw the ban. He also convened a meeting of chief ministers from other states to discuss the issue. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was also quite vocal about the ban, saying that her government would challenge it in the court. DMK working president MK Stalin led a protest march against the  Centre’s decision to ban the sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter.

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    Antony
    Jun 7, 2017 at 4:59 pm
    Beware ! Abdul Jamal is from RSS IT cell paid daily to comment in newspapers with fake Muslim ID ! His main job is to defend the sanghi ideology and terrorism and spit communal venom to divide people to benefit BJP and RSS! Others from RSS IT cell are George Cruz, crisis, Bharat, John Joseph, islamforfools etc!
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      Abdul Jamal
      Jun 7, 2017 at 4:10 pm
      As per Christian Bible, When a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod so hard that the slave dies under his hand, he shall be punished. If, however, the slave survives for a day or two, he is not to be punished, since the slave is his own property. (Exodus 21:20-21 NAB) You would think that Jesus and the New Testament would have a different view of slavery, but slavery is still approved of in the New Testament, as the following passages show. Slaves, obey your earthly masters with deep respect and fear. Serve them sincerely as you would serve Christ. (Ephesians 6:5 NLT)
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        Antony
        Jun 7, 2017 at 5:00 pm
        Beware ! Abdul Jamal is from RSS IT cell paid daily to comment in newspapers with fake Muslim ID ! His main job is to defend the sanghi ideology and terrorism and spit communal venom to divide people to benefit BJP and RSS! Others from RSS IT cell are George Cruz, crisis, Bharat, John Joseph, islamforfools etc!
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        Abdul Jamal
        Jun 7, 2017 at 4:08 pm
        The following passage in Christian bible describes the sickening practice of secsx slavery. How can anyone think it is moral to sell your own daughter as a secsx slave? When a man sells his daughter as a slave, she will not be freed at the end of six years as the men are. If she does not please the man who bought her, he may allow her to be bought back again. But he is not allowed to sell her to foreigners, since he is the one who broke the contract with her. And if the slave girl’s owner arranges for her to marry his son, he may no longer treat her as a slave girl, but he must treat her as his daughter. If he himself marries her and then takes another wife, he may not reduce her food or clothing or fail to sleep with her as his wife. If he fails in any of these three ways, she may leave as a free woman without making any payment. (Exodus 21:7-11 NLT)
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          Abdul Jamal
          Jun 7, 2017 at 4:09 pm
          So these are the Christian Bible family values! A man can buy as many sescx slaves as he wants as long as he feeds them, clothes them, and has secsx with them! What does the Christian Bible say about beating slaves? It says you can beat both male and female slaves with a rod so hard that as long as they don’t die right away you are cleared of any wrong doing
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            Antony
            Jun 7, 2017 at 5:01 pm
            Beware ! Abdul Jamal is from RSS IT cell paid daily to comment in newspapers with fake Muslim ID ! His main job is to defend the sanghi ideology and terrorism and spit communal venom to divide people to benefit BJP and RSS! Others from RSS IT cell are George Cruz, crisis, Bharat, John Joseph, islamforfools etc!typival RSS deception ! Cowards!
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              Antony
              Jun 7, 2017 at 5:05 pm
              Beware ! Abdul Jamal is from RSS IT cell paid daily to comment in newspapers with fake Muslim ID ! His main job is to defend the sanghi ideology and terrorism and spit communal venom to divide people to benefit BJP and RSS! Others from RSS IT cell are George Cruz, crisis, Bharat, John Joseph, islamforfools etc!
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              Abdul Jamal
              Jun 7, 2017 at 4:06 pm
              The following passage describes how the Hebrew slaves are to be treated. If you buy a Hebrew slave, he is to serve for only six years. Set him free in the seventh year, and he will owe you nothing for his freedom. If he was single when he became your slave and then married afterward, only he will go free in the seventh year. But if he was married before he became a slave, then his wife will be freed with him. If his master gave him a wife while he was a slave, and they had sons or daughters, then the man will be free in the seventh year, but his wife and children will still belong to his master. But the slave may plainly declare, ‘I love my master, my wife, and my children. I would rather not go free.’ If he does this, his master must present him before God. Then his master must take him to the door and publicly pierce his ear with an awl. After that, the slave will belong to his master forever. (Exodus 21:2-6 NLT)
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                Abdul Jamal
                Jun 7, 2017 at 4:07 pm
                Notice how they can get a male Hebrew slave to become a permanent slave by keeping his wife and children hostage until he says he wants to become a permanent slave. What kind of family values are these in Christian bible?
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                  Antony
                  Jun 7, 2017 at 5:02 pm
                  Beware ! Abdul Jamal is from RSS IT cell paid daily to comment in newspapers with fake Muslim ID ! His main job is to defend the sanghi ideology and terrorism and spit communal venom to divide people to benefit BJP and RSS! Others from RSS IT cell are George Cruz, crisis, Bharat, John Joseph, islamforfools etc!
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                  Abdul Jamal
                  Jun 7, 2017 at 4:05 pm
                  The following passage in Christian bible shows that slaves are clearly property to be bought and sold like livestock. However, you may purchase male or female slaves from among the foreigners who live among you. You may also purchase the children of such resident foreigners, including those who have been born in your land. You may treat them as your property, passing them on to your children as a permanent inheritance. You may treat your slaves like this, but the people of Israel, your relatives, must never be treated this way. (Leviticus 25:44-46 NLT)
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                    Antony
                    Jun 7, 2017 at 5:04 pm
                    Beware ! Abdul Jamal is from RSS IT cell paid daily to comment in newspapers with fake Muslim ID ! His main job is to defend the sanghi ideology and terrorism and spit communal venom to divide people to benefit BJP and RSS! Others from RSS IT cell are George Cruz, crisis, Bharat, John Joseph, islamforfools etc!
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                    Abdul Jamal
                    Jun 7, 2017 at 4:04 pm
                    Except for murder, slavery has got to be one of the most immoral things a person can do. Yet slavery is rampant throughout the Bible in both the Old and New Testaments. The Bible clearly approves of slavery in many passages, and it goes so far as to tell how to obtain slaves, how hard you can beat them, and when you can have with the female slaves. Many Jews and Christians will try to ignore the moral problems of slavery by saying that these slaves were actually servants or indentured servants. Many translations of the Bible use the word “servant”, “bondservant”, or “manservant” instead of “slave” to make the Bible seem less immoral than it really is. While many slaves may have worked as household servants, that doesn’t mean that they were not slaves who were bought, sold, and treated worse than livestock.
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                      Antony
                      Jun 7, 2017 at 5:05 pm
                      Beware ! Abdul Jamal is from RSS IT cell paid daily to comment in newspapers with fake Muslim ID ! His main job is to defend the sanghi ideology and terrorism and spit communal venom to divide people to benefit BJP and RSS! Others from RSS IT cell are George Cruz, crisis, Bharat, John Joseph, islamforfools etc!
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                      Abdul Jamal
                      Jun 7, 2017 at 4:03 pm
                      Every day I will publish the names of two Christian padres who are convicted of raping kids in Christian churches and missionary schools. Do you know it will take me 10,000 years to publish each name of 7 million Christian padre priests who have been convicted in last 10 years.
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                        Antony
                        Jun 7, 2017 at 5:04 pm
                        Beware ! Abdul Jamal is from RSS IT cell paid daily to comment in newspapers with fake Muslim ID ! His main job is to defend the sanghi ideology and terrorism and spit communal venom to divide people to benefit BJP and RSS! Others from RSS IT cell are George Cruz, crisis, Bharat, John Joseph, islamforfools etc!
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                        Abdul Jamal
                        Jun 7, 2017 at 4:01 pm
                        The terrorists in north east are Christians. The christian church actively take part in spreading terror. Christian Hitler and Faschist Christian Mussolini were closely working with your white supremacist male pope to wipe out Jews and others. The first known terrorist globally was baaastard Jesus and they have to hang him live.
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