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Nishank emphasises on awareness to end animal sacrifice

Last Updated: Sunday, October 10, 2010 - 18:46

Dehra Dun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh
Pokhriyal Nishank today stressed on the need to create
awareness to end the menace of animal sacrifice in the state.

"This matter (animal sacrifice) pertains to both the law
as well as the people`s faith. So, there is need for spreading
awareness in the minds of the people," Nishank said while
speaking to a group of school children here.

The children, who met the chief minister, wanted the
government to put an end to the centuries old social evil of
animal sacrifice in the state.

Speaking on the steps taken by the state government on
the issue Nishank added that the government has already put a
ban on cow slaughter.


First Published: Sunday, October 10, 2010 - 18:46
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