It seems like cows in Uttar Pradesh now have a religion. According to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ranjit Shrivastava, cows should not be buried like Muslims and should be cremated instead, like those belonging to the Hindu faith. Not only that, the leader also intends to take the matter to the Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath, who is also a known 'fan' of the four-legged animal.
BJP leader from Barabanki Ranjit Shrivastava, in a municipality board meeting, said that the dead bodies of cows should not be buried.
According to Ranjit Shrivastava, the dead cows should not be burried since it is a Muslim ritual. He said that there should be an electric crematorium for dead cows.
Ranjit Shrivastava said, "The last rites of cows should be done according to Hindu rituals. I oppose the burial of dead cows which is a Muslim ritual." He further proposed that dead bodies of cows should be wrapped in white and put in a traditional Hindu pyre.
"I request Yogi ji [UP chief minister] to look into this matter. I am former chairperson of the municipality and husband of present chairperson of the municipality, hence I will try my best to get this proposal passed in the meeting so that a crematorium for cows could be built in Barabanki," Ranjit Shrivastava said.
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