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Updated on: July 13, 2021 21:32 IST

Kurukshetra | Opposition raises concern over Assam Cattle Bill

Assam’s proposed Bill to stop the transportation of cattle or use the State for transit of the “sacred” bovine animal has posed a problem for its northeastern neighbours. Many in the Christian-majority States of Meghalaya, Mizoram and Nagaland consume beef. While Mizoram and Nagaland have chosen not to react, the Meghalaya government said it would seek the Centre’s intervention if the Assam Cattle Preservation Bill, 2021, affects its people and economy.

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