Over 100 cows died in a short span of 10 days at the government-run Hingonia Gaushala in Jaipur due to alleged lapse in maintenance of cowshed.
Reacting to news, Rajasthan Minister Rajendra Rathore in a statement on Friday said that, “CM has asked for report on Hingonia Gaushala. We’re drafting road map & action plan to improve situation there.”
Meanwhile, the Rajasthan government in a statement today claimed that no death occurred due to carelessness in Hingonia Cow Rehabilitation centre.
“1,228 bovine animals were captured from July 15 to July 31 and most of them were suffering from malnutrition and were sick,” Secretary of animal husbandry department Kunji Lal Meena said.
“He said that there are 8,000 bovine animals in the centre and a team of 14 veterinary experts and 24 assistants look after them. He said that there was no carelessness involved in providing them food, fodder and water,” he added.