Bangalore, May 14: The new Congress government in Karnataka has decided to reverse the controversial Karnataka Prevention of Cow Slaughter and Preservation (Amendment) Bill 2012, which was passed in the state legislature during the previous BJP government. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, who assumed office on Monday, said the state government will revert to the Karnataka Prevention of Cow Slaughter and Cattle Prevention Act, 1964, and withdraw the amended bill.
Bangalore, December 14, 2012
Even as the Karnataka Prevention of Slaughter and Preservation of Cattle Bill, 2010, is pending Presidential assent, the government on Thursday passed the controversial Karnataka Prevention of Cow Slaughter and Preservation (Amendment) Bill, 2012 without debate on the last day of the legislature session in Belgaum.
January 4, 2012
The Madhya Pradesh government has amended a bill wherein a person accused of cow slaughter will have to serve seven years in jail instead of the earlier three.The guilty will also face a minimum fine of 5,000 rupees, a statement said Tuesday.
It said that the Madhya Pradesh cow-progeny slaughter prohibition (amendment) bill has received the presidential assent, following which it has become an act.With the enforcement of the amended act, the responsibility of proving the prosecution wrong would lie with the accused.