West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday asked whether Union government would provide health insurance if a cow attacked a person while celebrating “Cow Hug Day.”
The Animal Welfare Board of India on Monday urged citizens to observe February 14 as “Cow Hug Day”, describing the cow as the backbone of Indian culture.
At least for two to three years, a Hansraj College wallboard read, "site for girls' hostel". Now it is replaced with a cow conservation and research centre called, "Swami Dayanand Gau Sanwardhan Evam Anusandhan Kendra."
Allahabad HC judge, Shekhar Kumar Yadhav in a judgment said that 'scientists believe cow is the only animal that inhales and exhales oxygen.' The scientific world disagrees and is worried about the frequent endorsement of unscientific practices from the power centers.
As COVID-19 deaths continue to dominate the headlines, the Yogi Adityanath government is taking forward its cow protection agenda and has issued directives to set up help desks for protection of cows in every district.