"If you want to save yourself from cancer, there is a need to protect cows on a priority because cow urine is effective in curing cancer completely. It can cure cent per cent. I can vouch for it. Nobody wants to hear this," he said while participating in a debate on Budget.
"There are many uses of cow dung and urine and can be put to use to treat even severe diseases like cancer," he added.
Describing cow slaughter as "a sin", the BJP member said "in Vedas, it is said cows are like mothers. ...Some people want to slaughter cows to feed themselves. What has happened? If cows are not protected, nobody can save the country."
Besides, cow dung is also essential for promoting organic farming, which the government has focused on in the budget in a big way. "To promote organic farming, we need 'pashu dhan' (cows) and cow dung," he added. Cow slaughter is a state subject.