Uttarakhand Assembly adopts resolution to declare cow rashtra mata
Uttarakhand Assembly has unanimously passed resolution seeking status of “rashtra mata — mother of the nation” for cow. The status of rashtra mata to cow will strengthen efforts to conserve the bovinae species across the country and ensure welfare of cow progeny. The resolution now will be forwarded to the Centre.
The resolution was moved in the assembly by State Animal Husbandry Minister Rekha Arya and passed unanimously after it got support of both Opposition and Ruling members. Unverified claims made by minister during introduction of the resolution include cow is only animal that not only inhales oxygen, but also exhales it. Cow urine’s has medicinal qualities and its milk is scientifically considered best for newborn after his mother’s milk.