By Ram Puniyani,
Can the dietary practices – the animal which is worshipped as a mother by section of a population – be brought in on the political arena? While all this sounds surreal, it is true as far as the role a cow occupies in the Indian political firmament.
Recently, Maharashtra government got the President’s assent to the bill ‘Maharashtra Animal Preservation (Amendment) Bill 1995’ which will now ban the slaughter of bulls and bullocks as well. The defaulters will face a prison term of five years and a fine of Rs 10,000.