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No proposal for law to allow animal sacrifice: Himachal CM

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  26 March 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Shimla, March 25: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday informed the assembly that there was no proposal to ect any law or promulgate an ordince against the high court’s ban on animal sacrifices for religious purposes in the state. The government will soon clarify its stand on the issue in the Supreme Court, he said while replying during Question Hour. Kullu legislator Maheshwar Singh and others have filed a special leave petition in the apex court, challenging the high court’s September 1, 2014, order banning the sacrifice of animals in temples. The court had observed that they cannot be permitted to be killed in a barbaric manner to appease the gods. The chief minister clarified that there was no move to file a review petition. “The government will await the outcome of the Supreme Court”. (IANS)

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