Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal said that from the ancient times, Mewat has always been known as a biggest cow rearer. To keep this tradition alive, people of Mewat should rear maximum number of cows.The Chief Minister said this during the ‘Akhil Bhartiya Muslim Gau Palak Sammelan’ organised by ‘Muslim Rashtriya Manch’ in Ferozepur Jhirka in district Mewat today. Among the cow rears, who had come from various parts of the country at the Sammelan, the people of Muslim Community gave their exemplary presence. On the occasion, committed to the resolution of ‘Gau Sanrakshan and Samvardhan’, the Muslim Rashtriya Manch presented a cow to the Chief Minister.The Chief Minister said that no previous government had ever paid any attention towards the development of Mewat. He assured the large gathering present there that the present government would bring Mewat in the mainstream of development and it would be developed alike other 20 districts of Haryana. In the past 68 years, politics based upon caste was prevalent, but in the present government, there is no room for such caste based politics.
Referring Mewat as land of martyrs, the Chief Minister said that the sacrifice of great soldiers of this place is unforgettable. He said that the people of Mewat should be congratulated for its full support in passing of ‘Gau Sanrakshan-Gau Samvardhan Bill’. This regulation formulated for the preservation of cows is appreciated throughout the country today. The representatives of this district gave their full support for the Bill. He said that the state government is providing financial assistance for the care of indigenous cows so that every house must have a cow.Mr. Indresh Kumar, Margdarshak (Guide) of Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM) and Member of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) said that the people have set an example of brotherhood during the incidents happened in the past few months in the country. The Chief Minister also read out a proposal related to cow preservation on the occasion, which was supported by all present there. During the occasion, a booklet named ‘Gau and Islam’ and a CD named ‘Gau ki Hifazat par Ulma ka Nazariya’ was also released by the Chief Minister.Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi, Chief Imam also spoke on the occasion.The occasion was attended by OSD to Chief Minister Mr Raj Kumar Bhardwaj, Political Advisor, Mr Deepak Mangla and others.