Madhya Pradesh govt planning gaumata cess for well-being of cows: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan
By: PTI |
November 22, 2020 11: 07: 52 pm
Ministers of Animal Husbandry, Forest, Panchayat and Rural Advancement, Income, Home and Farmers’ Welfare departments will become part of this cabinet, stated to be the very first such body in the country, he had notified.
Dealing with a public meeting in Agar Malwa, Chouhan invoked Indian culture to explain the rationale behind the likely relocate to impose the gaumata tax.
I am thinking about enforcing some minor tax to raise money for the well-being of the gaumata (cow) well-being and for the upkeep of cow sheds. Is it alright? the BJP leader asked while the people responded in the affirmative.
We utilized to feed the very first roti (baked in homes) to cows. Likewise, we used to feed the last roti to canines. Such was the concern for animals in our Indian culture which is disappearing now, so we are thinking to gather some small tax from the public for the sake of cows, Chouhan stated.
He said a law will be enacted to run cowsheds in the state.
Earlier in the day, the CM chaired the very first conference of the newly-formed gau cabinet (cow cabinet) through virtual mode, throughout which it was decided to enhance the cow-based economy and to set up a research centre for it in Agar Malwa district.
Chouhan also wanted individuals on the occasion of Gopashtami, a festival committed to Lord Krishna and cows, his assistant said.
The primary minister highlighted the requirement for promoting milk instead of eggs to help improve the health of the very malnourished kids.
It was decided, amongst other things, to promote use of cow dung and urine for the well-being of society.
After the meeting, Chouhan flew to Kaamdhenu Gau Abhyaranya, a cow sanctuary spread over 472 hectares at Salariya town in Agar Malwa district.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat had actually laid the foundation stone of this sanctuary in 2012.
Previously in the day, Chouhan worshipped cows at his residence in Bhopal. He later worshipped eleven cows at the sanctuary and interacted with experts in the field, authorities stated.
Chouhan had on Wednesday revealed establishing of a different cabinet for the protection and promo of the cow.
Ministers of Animal Husbandry, Forest, Panchayat and Rural Development, Income, Home and Farmers Welfare departments will be part of this cabinet, stated to be the very first such body in the nation, he had actually informed.
According to official sources, ministers from the six departments were part of the conference held on Sunday.
The cow cabinet conference was earlier set up to be kept in the sanctuary at Agar Malwa, but the strategy was dropped in view the COVID-19 scenario in the state, officials stated.
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