It wasn’t until the coronavirus, and a renewed scrutiny over wildlife trade in China, that some of the policies long under discussion gained traction.
Gangsters Act to be invoked against those sacrificing cattle during Bakrid in Uttar Pradesh's Sambhal district
In a strict order, local authorities Friday warned that the stringent Gangsters Act would be invoked against those who sacrifice cow, buffalo, camel, or ox as qurbani during Bakrid on Saturday
Cattle sale restrictions: Centre says notification intended at animal welfare, tackle illegal smuggling
The ban on sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter was intended at the welfare of animals and tackling illegal sale and smuggling
On 23 May, government issued rules regulating the cattle market. The regulations seem to have affected the country even before they have been implemented.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government decreed animal markets will only be able to trade cattle for agricultural purposes such as ploughing and dairy production.