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Nation Current Affairs 20 Sep 2018 Cow only animal that ...

Cow only animal that exhales oxygen, make it ‘rashtra mata’: Uttarakhand minister

PTI
Published Sep 20, 2018, 11:26 am IST
Updated Sep 20, 2018, 11:26 am IST
Uttarakhand Assembly passed resolution, seeking status of 'rashtra mata' to the cow. It will now be sent to Centre.
Giving the status of 'rashtra mata' to the cow will further strengthen cow-conservation efforts all over the country, Uttarakhand minister said. (Representational Image).
 Giving the status of 'rashtra mata' to the cow will further strengthen cow-conservation efforts all over the country, Uttarakhand minister said. (Representational Image).

Dehradun: The Uttarakhand Assembly passed a resolution on Wednesday, seeking the status of "rashtra mata" (mother of the nation) to the cow.

The resolution will be sent to the Centre. It was moved by state Animal Husbandry Minister Rekha Arya and passed unanimously after it got the support of both the Opposition and treasury benches.

 

Moving the resolution in the Assembly, Arya claimed that the cow was the "only animal that not only inhales oxygen, but also exhales it", and spoke at length about the "medicinal qualities" of cow urine.

"The cow is treated as an incarnation of motherhood. The cow's milk is scientifically considered the best for a newborn after his mother's milk," the minister said.

Giving the status of "rashtra mata" to the cow will further strengthen cow-conservation efforts all over the country, she added.

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Location: India, Uttarakhand, Dehradun




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