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Rally in Delhi to demand 'mother of nation' status to cow

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A rally demanding 'mother of the nation' status to cow will be held at Ramleela Ground here on February 18, spiritual guru Gopal said. The event planned by Bhartiya Gau Kranti Manch, will see participation of prominent leaders from political and social spheres, said "Unless cow is treated as mother and not as an animal, its slaughter will not stop in the country," told reporters.

Other demands like creating a separate ministry for cow protection, government purchase of cow dung and rehabilitation of old cows will be raised at the rally, he said.

"The cow is invaluable and as per a research, cow dung of 17 crore cows can meet the annual need of cooking gas and in the country," he claimed.

has also extended support to the demands, he said. Mani said that he plans to meet after the the rally to raise the issue with him.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 18:10 IST