Karnataka - Hassan
Dalits oppose cow slaughter Bill
Say it is an attack on their culture
HASSAN: Several Dalit organisations took out a rally here on Friday
protesting against the Government's decision to introduce a revised
Bill on the cow slaughter ban. They presented a memorandum addressed
to the Chief Minister through the Deputy Commissioner demanding that
the move be dropped.
The Dalita Sanghatanegala Samyukta Vedike stated in its memorandum
that India was a secular country where people from all communities
lived, following their own customs.
But this Government was trying to bring in a revised form of The
Karnataka Prevention of Cow Slaughter and Cattle Preservation Act,
1964, in pursuance of its Hindutva agenda.
The vedike said the enforcement of the Act would be an assault on their culture.
The federation feared that if the new Bill was introduced, then it
would breed enmity between people of different communities.
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