Madras High Court stays Centre's ban on cattle slaughter

Madras High Court stays Centre's ban on cattle slaughter

The court has directed the respondents to file their response within four weeks.

A vacation bench of Justice M V Muralidharan and Justice C V Karthikeyan, granting an interim stay on the operation of the notification, also ordered notice to the state and central governments, returnable in four weeks.

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The decision is expected to hit export and trade of meat and leather. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had termed the ban "anti-federal, anti-democratic and anti-secular", and shot off letters to his counterparts in other states asking them to "stand together" and oppose it.

In the PIL, Madurai-based activist and lawyer S Selvagomathy challenged the constitutional validity of Rules 22 (b)(iii) and 22 (e) of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules 2017 notified by the Centre, The Hindu reported.

The order has come amid a raging row on the ban, with non-BJP parties and state governments of Kerala, West Bengal and Puducherry stridently opposing the Centre's recent notification. Don't follow that order. The administration should ensure that there is no confusion.

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The petitioners from Tamil Nadu objected to the ban, saying it infringed on their right to eat what they choose. She further argued that the new notifications offended the Right to Freedom of Religion and the Protection of Interests of Minorities guaranteed in the constitution. It is also to be noted that slaughtering of animals for food, the foods and culinary made out of such animal flesh and offering sacrifice of animals is a part of the cultural identity of certain communities, which is protected from any legislative or executive encroachment under Article 29 of the Constitution of India. Fourthly, sale of cattle relates to livelihood of farmers who would be dependant on the income from such sale during drought and other natural calamities.

"Thirdly, regulation of markets is within the domain of the State".

Many states have actively started enforcing bans on cow slaughter.

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The self-styled cow vigilantes often attack cattle traders in the name of cow protection and target Muslim men on suspicion.

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