"Cow Cess" Is Yogi Government's Idea To Tackle Stray Cattle In UP | Read

PUBLISHED ON: January 2, 2019 | Duration: 2 min, 45 sec

  
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Cows in Uttar Pradesh will have government-built shelters across the state, but the public will bear the cost in the form of a "cow welfare" cess on excise and other departments. After a week of protests across western UP over a stray cattle menace, a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath decided to impose a 0.5 percent cess on excise items, which could include alcohol.
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