By: PTI |
November 22, 2020 11:07:52 pm
Ministers of Animal Husbandry, Forest, Panchayat and Rural Development, Revenue, Home and Farmers’ Welfare departments can be a part of this cupboard, mentioned to be the primary such physique within the nation, he had knowledgeable.The BJP authorities in Madhya Pradesh is planning to levy a cess to boost cash for the welfare of the cow, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan mentioned on Sunday.
Addressing a public assembly in Agar Malwa, Chouhan invoked “Indian culture” to clarify the rationale behind the seemingly move to impose the “gaumata” tax.
“I am thinking of imposing some minor tax to raise money for the welfare of the ‘gaumata’ (cow) welfare and for the upkeep of cow sheds….Is it alright?” the BJP chief requested whereas the folks replied within the affirmative.
“…We used to feed the first ‘roti’ (baked in households) to cows. Similarly, we used to feed the last roti to dogs. Such was the concern for animals in our Indian culture which is vanishing now, so we are thinking to collect some small tax from the public for the sake of cows,” Chouhan mentioned.
He mentioned a legislation can be enacted to run cowsheds within the state.
Earlier within the day, the CM chaired the primary assembly of the newly-formed ‘gau cabinet’ (cow cupboard) by means of digital mode, throughout which it was determined to spice up the cow-based economic system and to arrange a analysis centre for it in Agar Malwa district.
Chouhan additionally wished individuals on the event of ‘Gopashtami’, a pageant devoted to Lord Krishna and cows, his aide mentioned.
The chief minister underlined the necessity for selling milk as an alternative of eggs to assist enhance the well being of the extraordinarily malnourished kids.
It was determined, amongst different issues, to advertise use of cow dung and urine for the well-being of society.
After the assembly, Chouhan flew to ‘Kaamdhenu Gau Abhyaranya’, a cow sanctuary unfold over 472 hectares at Salariya village in Agar Malwa district.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat had laid the inspiration stone of this sanctuary in 2012.
Earlier within the day, Chouhan worshipped cows at his residence in Bhopal. He later worshipped eleven cows on the sanctuary and interacted with consultants within the subject, officers mentioned.
Chouhan had on Wednesday introduced establishing of a separate “cabinet” for the safety and promotion of the cow.
Ministers of Animal Husbandry, Forest, Panchayat and Rural Development, Revenue, Home and Farmers’ Welfare departments can be a part of this cupboard, mentioned to be the primary such physique within the nation, he had knowledgeable.
According to official sources, ministers from the six departments had been a part of the assembly held on Sunday.
The cow cupboard assembly was earlier scheduled to be held within the sanctuary at Agar Malwa, however the plan was dropped in view the COVID-19 scenario within the state, officers mentioned.
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