Hitting out at partymen for lacking bravery to converse out on selected concerns, senior Congress leader and previous main minister Siddaramaiah on Monday recalled his earlier assertion that he appreciated cattle meat, though asserting that foodstuff pattern was his right. “I had once said in the assembly that I try to eat cattle meat, who are you to talk to? It is my appropriate, food pattern is my appropriate, who are you to question? If you will not eat, leave it, I’m not going to drive you.
I consume because I like, who are you to talk to? Do you will need braveness to say this?” Siddaramaiah said. Talking at the Congress foundation day event, he said, a lot of of his bash colleagues hesitate about chatting or having a stand on concerns fearing effects or backlash.
“…our people continue to be silent building a experience that what other folks are expressing is right.You should really occur out of this kind of confusions, make sure you,” Siddaramaiah mentioned, though referring to the anti-cow slaughter bill. Where by will the farmer deliver aged cattle like cows, buffaloes, he stated, pointing out that getting care of a cow or a buffalo expenditures about Rs 100 for every working day.
“Who will give that revenue? Farmers far too worship cows,” he added.
Siddarmaiah’s assertion will come on a working day when the condition cabinet resolved to promulgate an ordinance to give outcome to the contentious anti-cow slaughter bill that is but to be accepted by the legislative council.
When it will come into effect, there will be a blanket prohibition of slaughter of cows in the state.Nonetheless, the slaughter residences will go on to functionality and beef intake will not be prohibited with respect to buffalo meat. Siddaramaiah, Leader of opposition in the condition assembly, experienced not too long ago expressed regret for his purported remarks that Kodavas eat beef, for which he came under assault, stating he has a great deal of respect for Kodava persons and their lifestyle.