It is unfortunate that some people think we have gone back to 16th century as soon as they hear ‘Om’ or ‘cow’: PM Modi in Mathura

PM Modi in Mathura

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi while launching a mega farmer welfare scheme from Mathura, expressed anguish at those who think that discussing cows and Hinduism is regressive. He added that it is unfortunate for the country that some people get agitated whenever they heard the words ‘Om’ or ‘cow’ and think that we have gone back to the 16th century. Those who have destroyed the country have not left any stone unturned to destroy the country, he added.

Speaking on the propagandists, PM Modi said how Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath played a crucial role in trying to eradicate Encephalitis when he was the Member of Parliament, but a certain section of society with vested interest blamed his government for the unfortunate death of the children due to the disease.

PM Modi was in Mathura today to launch National Animal Disease Control programme for eradicating Foot and Mouth Disease and Brucellosis in livestock as well as the National Artificial Insemination Programme.


PM Narendra Modi, who is on a mission to completely eradicate single-use plastic waste from the country, was seen segregating plastic from garbage piles along with the women at the ‘Swacchata Hi Seva’ programme in Mathura. “We need to make efforts to rid our homes, offices, and workplaces of single-use plastic by 2nd October, 2019. I appeal to self help groups, civil society, individuals and others to join this mission,” he said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also simultaneously launched nationwide workshops in Krishi Vigyan Kendras in all 687 Districts of India on vaccination, disease management, artificial insemination and productivity. The launch of the National Animal Disease Control Programme will herald the nation into a mission mode to save and nurture livestock, Indian farmers most valuable source of additional income.

With 100 Percent funding from the Central Government of Rs.12,652 Crores for a period of five years till 2024, the programme aims at vaccinating over 500 Million Livestock against the Foot and Mouth Disease. The programme also aims at vaccinating 36 Million Female Bovine Calves annually. in its fight against the Bruce-llosis disease. The Programme has two components – to control the diseases by 2025 and their eradication by 2030.

This post was last modified on September 11, 2019 3:45 pm

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