Will neither allow cow slaughter nor tolerate it: Yogi
Uttar Pradesh

Will neither allow cow slaughter nor tolerate it: Yogi

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Mathura, Mar 3 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here on Tuesday reasserted that in his regime neither slaughtering of cows will be allowed nor tolerated. "This is our resolve.We will protect and promote cows," Mr Adityanath said while addressing the Rangotsav programme at Radha Bihari Inter College located in Barsana here.

The chief minister said that medicines and vaccines are being sent in every district to eradicate foot-and-mouth disease. All cattles will undergo ear-tagging to identify the animal which had received the medicine, Mr Adityanath said. To take care of the stray cows, our government is giving Rs 900 per cow every month, the CM said. The Chief Minister said only in his government, the Braj region became a pilgrimage center and got the government's recognition.

Seven sacred sites were built and the Braj Tirth Vikas Parishad was formed for its cultural and infrastructural development, he said. He said three years ago, Deepotsav was organised on the occasion of Deepawali in Ayodhya, and the entire world was connected to it. "It is the result of great devotion that 500-year-long pending issue was solved in a moment," he said. Mr Adityanath said his government has achieved unprecedented success in the cleanliness of the Ganga.

"In the next two years, we must attempt to make Yamuna as clean as the Ganga. These are not just rivers but our cultural heritage, " he said. On Braj region, he said, "by formulating a systematic action plan, we are working on finding a solution for salty water of 'Braj' region." In the coming time, the water here will become sweet. Along with reviving more and more ponds for water harvesting, new ponds are also being built. The CM inaugurated the modern 'Gau Hospital' at Mataji cow shelter home. Later, Mr Adityanath reached Vrindavan by helicopter where he held discussions with seers regarding 'Ardhkumbh'. (UNI)

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