PUBLISHED ON: March 3, 2015 | Duration: 16 min, 23 sec
Ban of cow slaughter in Maharashtra gets the go-ahead from the President. The bill was passed in 1995 during the previous BJP-Shiv Sena government. The law has now received presidential assent and has become effective. Anyone found selling beef or eating it can be jailed for five years and fined Rs. 10,000.