Hindu Protest over Cow Slaughter

February 13, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News


Hindus staged a noisy and colourful protest in London over the slaughter of a sacred cow at a Hertfordshire temple.

Over 100 protestors were at the House of Commons to raise awareness over the death of Gangotri, a cow kept at the Bhaktivedanta Manor temple at Watford.

While monks were praying, a vet from the Royal Society for the Protection of Animals (RSPCA) put the cow down on welfare grounds last December.

An RSPCA spokesman said the cow was suffering and vets advised euthanasia.