Traders to resume buffalo slaughter from Wednesday

April 01, 2015 03:43 am | Updated December 04, 2021 11:36 pm IST - MUMBAI

Buffalo slaughter will resume in Maharashtra from Wednesday, after almost a month-long self-imposed ban by traders protesting against the State’s ban on slaughter of bulls and bullocks.

Cow slaughter has been banned in the State since 1976.

As a mark of solidarity towards their associates who sell bull meat — violation of the ban is punishable by five years imprisonment by a newly amended law — traders selling buffalo meat, which is permissible under law, boycotted activities across Maharashtra.

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