PMO’s ‘Model’ for blanket ban on Cow Slaughter

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New Delhi: The Prime Minister‘s Office (PMO) has asked for the Union Law Minister’s opinion on whether the Centre could propose any new regulation for implementing the laws of ongoing-process on cow-slaughter. A model bill about it will be rendered among the states including the totally veg. state Gujarat.

 The letter from the PMO was to reenact the hard-core prohibition on the slaughter of the cows and draught animals. According to Article 48 of the Constitution of India, ‘the states should endeavour to organize agriculture and animal husbandry on modern and scientific lines and shall, in particular take steps for preserving and improving the breeds.’ The letter which has been sent recently from PM’s office asked to look into the matter. Even asked the law ministry to ‘examine and advise’ whether the Act need to be enacted with its preferable amendments. The proposed bill will be circulated as a ‘model bill’ to the states.Several states like Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh have already strictly banned cow slaughter