Jai bahadur Singh Shekhawat, Acting President Bharatiya Govansha Rakshan Samvardhan Parishada has spoken in the 1341 meeting of Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch on 08 Feb 2009 as Chief Speaker. He was speaking on the topic "Vishva Mangala Gou-Gram Yatra. It was about Non- Slaughtering of Cattle.
He told that India has a rich tradition of serving cattle right from Emperor Dilip, Vashishtha, Maharana Pratap, Chhatrapati Shivaji and Maharaja Madho Singh of Jaipur. Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati has written a book about the same namely "Gou Karunanidhi".
Mahatma Gandhi, Father of Nation wanted to have been passed an act to ban on cowslaughter at the first incident in Independent India. His request to do so was turned down by Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, the then Prime Minister. Later on a petition signed by 17 million Indians was given to the central government of India through Sardar Ballabh Bhai Patel, the then Home Minister of India. But, alas, that too turned by the Indian Government.
He told that we, the people should not sit at rest and act upon to compel the Government to do so. He advocated of an India wide tour for the same to be commenced on the occasion of Vijaya Dasami this year. He appealed to join hands for the success of proposed yatra.
Darshan has also expressed his views.
Dr. Ashok Yadav presided over the meeting. Tejkaran parashar garlanded the guests on behalf of Gulabi Nagar Vichar Manch. Jyoti Kothari, Addl. Convener of the Manch conducted the meeting as master of Ceremoney and dr. Ujala Arora, Former Minister, expressed Vote of thanks.
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