Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday stated his authorities has been ready in checking each the cow slaughtering and their smuggling to different states. “The cows had been even being despatched to different international locations 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 means,” Adityanath stated.
He stated the steps taken to guard stray cattle too have borne fruits and about 5.24 lakh 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 e-book launch operate at his official residence on Saturday, a day earlier than the ‘Gopashtami’, a pageant devoted to cows and Lord Krishna, the chief minister underlined the non secular significance of cows.
He stated that the ‘Gopashtami’ has been a practice adopted for hundreds of years. Adityanath launched the e-book ‘Gau-Lok Ki Ore’ authored by Shivani Sharma, the UP Authorities stated in an announcement issued right here on Saturday.