Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked all the states to take stern action against cow vigilantes, saying that no one can take law and order into their own hands.
"Some anti-social elements have made 'gauraksha' a medium for spreading anarchy. This is affecting the image of the nation," he said.
Modi said cow has been regarded as mother and people's emotions are also attached with it. there is law for cow protection, but breaking it not an alternative, he said.
Cow regarded as mother,pple's emotions are attached. Need to understand there is a law for Gauraksha,breaking it is not an alternative: PM— ANI (@ANI_news) July 16, 2017
“ The Prime Minister has asked all states to take stern action against cow vigilantes who are taking law in their hands in the name of cow protection,” said union Parliamentary affairs Ananth Kumar quoting Prime Minister Modi while talking to media.
State Governments should take strict action against such anti-social elements: PM Narendra Modi at all party meeting on Gau raksha— ANI (@ANI_news) July 16, 2017
The Prime Minister comment comes in the wake of reports of lynching from across the nation.
PM Modi also expressed his concern about people who have been affected by floods in the region of North East.
Uttar poorva rajyon mein jo baadh aayi hai usko lekar PM ne chinta jataayi- Ananth Kumar,Union Minister after all party meet pic.twitter.com/XOp0gtIfY2— ANI (@ANI_news) July 16, 2017
Kumar said that Prime minister Modi said that the government has started a campaign against corruption and urged all political parties to join it.