Rytu Sangham leaders demand withdrawal of ordinance on cattle sale

Rytu Sangham leaders demand withdrawal of ordinance on cattle sale
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India is earning Rs 28,000 crore foreign exchange through exports of beef to other countries and the country would lose the income due to the curbs imposed on the sale of cattle to the slaughter houses, said former minister Vadde Sobhanadreeswara Rao He said many countries would import beef from India and exports from India would not be possible in future due to the Central government policies.

Vijayawada: India is earning Rs 28,000 crore foreign exchange through exports of beef to other countries and the country would lose the income due to the curbs imposed on the sale of cattle to the slaughter houses, said former minister Vadde Sobhanadreeswara Rao He said many countries would import beef from India and exports from India would not be possible in future due to the Central government policies. He said as per the new orders issued by the Central government cattle should be sold to the farmers, who own lands.

He said the government had banned the sale of cattle to the slaughter houses. He said beef exporters purchase cattle from the mandis where buying and selling takes place.The former minister said all farmers don’t have lands and it would not be possible to prove that petty farmer owns land and he is purchasing cattle for rearing purposes.

Vadde Sobhanadreeswara Rao took part in the round-table conducted by Andhra Pradesh Rytu Sangham at MBPK Bhavan here on Wednesday.He said most of the beef exporters purchase cattle from the small farmers in the villages. He said small farmers can’t buy the cattle and resell to the beef exporters due to the new rules to be implemented in the country.

He said five crore people will directly or indirectly affected in the country due to new rules and demanded that the government should withdraw the orders and lift restrictions on the sale of cattle. He said the government should discuss with the farmers association, dairies, beef exporters and other stake holders to resolve the issue that is useful to the country, exporters and farmers.

He said the ban has been imposed due to the pressure mounted by the RSS and Sangh Parivar forces. He said many poor farmers would sell old cattle because they could not feed and rear due to poverty. Andhra Pradesh Rytu Sangham president Y Kesava Rao, Nallamala Rytu Sangham president Dr K Rajamohan, Rytu Rakshana Vedika president Jonnalagadda Ramarao, AP Rytu Sangham general secretary P Peddireddy, Prof Venugopal and others spoke on the occasion.

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