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Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh On Saturday Said 'will Hang Those Who Kill Cows' After Being Asked If Any Strict Law Against Cow Slaughter Will Be Framed In The State.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Prakhar Sharma | Updated on: 01 Apr 2017, 06:29:32 PM
Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh

New Delhi:

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Saturday said 'will hang those who kill cows' after being asked if any strict law against cow slaughter will be framed in the state.  Raman Singh was replying to a reporter who asked him if any strict law against cow slaughter is going to be framed in Chhattisgarh.

This comes a day after Gujarat government declared that killing of cows will result in life imprisonment.

Also Read: Gujarat Assembly amends cow protection law, enacts life imprisonment for cow slaughter 

Chief Minister Raman Singh had enacted the law to ban cow slaughter in the very first year after assuming office in December 2003.

The smuggling of cattle attracts imprisonment up to seven years and a fine of Rs 50,000, said Agriculture Minister Brijmohan Agrawal.

Also Read: Cow slaughter prohibition: All about cow protection law and quantum of punishments across India

He had also claimed that Chhattisgarh was the first state in the country to enforce the law in letter and spirit to ban the slaughter of cows, buffaloes and their progeny.

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First Published : 01 Apr 2017, 05:54:00 PM

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