The Maharashtra state government has raised the “beef” stakes by becoming the first Indian state to ban consumption and sale of beef. The state will impose a fine of Rs 10,000 and jail sentence of five years on the wrongdoers. However, it is not the same for their bovine brothers and sisters in other states.
Here is a look at where cow slaughter is allowed and banned in India (point cursor on the map):
* States marked in red represent no restriction
* No data available for J&K and Chhattisgarh.
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