Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday mentioned the state authorities has taken satisfactory steps to guard cows within the state. He mentioned the federal government not solely succeeded in stopping cow slaughter but additionally successfully checked their smuggling to different states and nations.
“The cows have been even being despatched to different nations earlier than I took over because the Uttar Pradesh chief minister. It was a problem earlier than me to guard the holy animal which I did to my full capacity,’‘ Adityanath mentioned.
He mentioned the steps taken to guard stray cattle too have borne fruits and about 524,000 cows are saved in government-run shelters, whereas greater than eight lakh of them have been housed in ‘Kanha Upvan’, the cow shelters being run by native our bodies within the state.
Talking at a ebook launch perform at his official residence on Saturday, the chief minister additionally underlined the spiritual significance of cows.