Modi government bans sales purchase of Cows in India for slaughter purpose

Modi government bans sales purchase of Cows in India for slaughter purpose
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NEW DELHI: As cow slaughter is already prohibited in a number of states in India , the Modi government has banned the sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter across the country.

The Environment Ministry notified on Friday that the stringent Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules, 2017 under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, The Hindu reported.

The notification stated that the member-secretary of an animal market committee will have to ensure that no person brings a young animal to the animal market.


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