Cow vigilantism: SC asks five states to file counter affidavits

New Delhi [India]-  The Supreme Court on Wednesday adjourned the matter concerning the ban on ‘gau rakshaks’ for six weeks.

A bench of the apex court was hearing a plea filed by Congress leader Tehseen Poonawalla demanding a ban on ‘gau rakshaks’, who are active in several states — especially those ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that have strict cow protection law.

Earlier on April 7, the top court had used notices to six states – Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Jharkhand and Karnataka – seeking a reply on the issue of cow vigilantism in three weeks.


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