Strict action will be taken against cow vigilantes: Modi in all party meet
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that strict action will be taken against cow vigilante groups.
The Union minister Ananth Kumar quoted Modi and said: "It (cow vigilantism) should not be given political or communal colour and the nation doesn't benefit from it. There is a widespread feeling that cow is like mother but this should not let people take law in their own hands. Every state government should act against it".
At the all party meeting, the Modi reportedly thanked everyone for the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax and called it a shining example of cooperative federalism.
He also requested everyone to participate in the presidential election and use his/her vote judiciously.
Kumar said Modi also noted that the 75th anniversary of the Quit India movement falls on 9 August and all parties should celebrate it. Modi also thanked everyone for the implementation of the GST, calling it a "shining example of co-operative federalism".He told the all-party meeting that 30% of total expenditure and 49% of spending in the infrastructure sector had already taken place before the monsoon started due to the advancement of the budget.
Modi also appealed all the parties to ensure a successful monsoon session knowing that the opposition will look forward to targeting BJP government in the parliament.