Environment Ministry bans Cattle Slaughter Across India

Posted on:26 May 2017 14:07:20
Environment Ministry bans Cattle Slaughter Across India
26 May 2017 Current Affairs:

  • The Environment Ministry banned cattle slaughter and introduced restrictions on the sale of cattle to prevent their killing.

  • A gazette notification, titled Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules, 2017 by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change states that no one can bring cattle to an animal.

  • Animal markets cannot be set up within 50 km of an international border and 25 km from a state border.

  • All animal markets have to run with the approval of district animal market committee to be headed by a magistrate.


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