K’taka CM👔 Writes to ✌Modi to Repeal Cattle🐄 Trade Rule

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The Centre's new notification imposing restrictions on cattle trade will cause an "enormous financial burden on farmers, thereby further contributing to the agrarian crisis,'' Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has said in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

"I would like to bring to your kind attention that these rules are unconstitutional and will have far-reaching negative impact on the Indian society and economy,'' Siddaramaiah has stated in a letter dated June 9, seeking repeal of The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules, which were notified by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change on May 23.

The new rules will go against the Karnataka Prevention of Cow Slaughter and Preservation Act 1964, which allows the slaughter of animals aged over 12 with permission from an authorised person, the Karnataka CM has stated in the letter.

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