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Mulayam Singh's daughter-in-law to donate rare breed cows to Badrinath shrine '

Press Trust of India  |  Gopeshwar 

Yadav's has offered to donate a rare breed of cows to Badrinath, asking the temple authorities to use its milk for ritual 'Abhishek' of Lord at the shrine.

'Chanwar' cows, the rare breed is considered sacred and found only in the high altitude Leh-Ladakh region, Badrinath-Kedarnath temple committee B D Singh said.

Records at the temple show that 'Abhishek' of lord was performed only with chanwar cow's milk.

A special shed is being built near the shrine to keep the cows, he said, adding initially around three cows will live here.

The offer was made by when she visited the temple last year, he said.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 17:45 IST