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India: Anti-cow slaughter bill passed

India: Anti-cow slaughter bill passed amidst bedlam
Punishment: For slaughtering cattle -- imprisonment of one year to seven years, with or without a fine ranging from Rs 25,000 to Rs 50,000

July 16, 2010

BANGALORE: If the anti-cow slaughter bill gets governor H R Bhardwaj's assent, then beef will disappear from Karnataka. It would mean people can't procure from outside and store it in their homes either(...)


It prohibits slaughter of cattle, sale, usage and possession of beef, puts restriction on transport of cattle and also prohibits sale, purchase or disposal of cattle for slaughter. Violation of any of these is a cognizable and non-bailable offence.....

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