BJP MP from Bhopal Pragya Thakur (file photo).
The Animal Husbandry Department has withdrawn the order for sterilization of bulls after the protest and politicization of MP Pragya Singh Thakur from Bhopal. MP Pragya Singh Thakur had told the sterilization of bulls against nature. The MP had appealed to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to put a stop to this process. If the matter took a political color, then the Animal Husbandry Department has withdrawn the order for the time being.
In fact, on 29 September 2021, the Bhopal Collector had issued orders regarding the sterilization of bulls. In the order, the officers were asked to conduct a sterilization campaign from October 4 to October 23. In the order issued by the collector, it was written that sterilization of bulls available in the village, available in cowsheds and bad bulls is being done free of cost. In this, the concerned officers were also told to ensure 100% target of the campaign.
The sterilization of bulls was told to play with nature
After which MP Pragya Thakur opposed the sterilization of indigenous bulls in Bhopal. He called it playing with nature. He said that if indigenous bulls are sterilized, then the breed itself will end. MP Pragya also spoke to CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Animal Husbandry Minister and Collector regarding the sterilization of bulls.
Congress told anti cow protection
In the case, the Congress has also called this order anti-cow protection. Congress Media Coordinator Narendra Saluja said that on one hand the government talks about cow protection and on the other hand, bulls are being sterilized to eliminate the cow dynasty, this order is absurd. At the same time, after the controversies, this process has been stopped and the order has been withdrawn.
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