Barkas: On eve of completion of its five years, the All India Arab Gaow Raksha Dal asserted that they were able to send clear message to the community during the last five years to avoid slaughtering of cow, as a mark of respect to other religions.
Arab Gaow Raksha Dal celebrates five years
In view of upcoming Bakrid, the Gaow Raksha Dal has once again openly asked the Muslim community to avoid slaughtering cows, this time without any form of resentment. Ali Bin Abdullah Bahamed, who founded the organisation, feels that his vision was slowly materialising keeping in mind the mood of the nation in general and community in particular vis-a-vis animals being slaughtered during the festival. “Our motto remains to stop totally slaughtering of cows completely and the priority of the Gaow Rakshak is to save the animals,” he said.
Many people were killed in the name of Gaow Raksha, but by generating awareness people can be stopped from slaughtering cows. In this endeavour, similar Raksha Dals have already come up in Delhi, Ayodhya (UP) and Maharashtra. “All I can say that organizations like ours working within the community have helped generating awareness and were successful in achieving it,” he adds.