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Gau Rakshaks: SC issues notice to Rajasthan, five other states on plea seeking ban

The apex court will hear the Rajasthan government's response to the violence in Alwar on May 3.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: April 7, 2017 5:10:29 pm
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The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre, Rajasthan and five other states over recent cases of cow vigilantism by ‘Gau rakshak’ groups. The notice comes amid a plea seeking a ban on the operations of these groups. The states which have received notices are: Rajasthan, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Karnataka.

The apex court will hear the Rajasthan government’s response to the violence in Alwar on May 3. More details are awaited.

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