Rajasthan High Court judge encouraged a hornet’s nest when he recommended that the cow should be made the national animal and slaughter of a cow should warrant a death penalty.
“It is the voice of my inner soul. Law has stemmed from religion and not vice-versa,” said, Justice Mahesh Chand Sharma to a news channel.
When asked about the justification behind announcing cow slaughter a heinous crime, he replied, “There cannot be a more heinous crime than this. Cow is like mother. She saves people from many diseases.”
Not only did the judgment grounds a debate, but Justice Sharma’s "heartfelt" announcement as to the benefits of cow dung and cow urine listed in the official judgment dated 31 May 2017, and uploaded on Rajasthan High Court’s official website, added a whole lot of hilarity to the topic.
Here are a few other announcements:
He then went on to list the benefits of cow dung and cow urine:
A scientist from Russian has found out that if cow dung is slathered all over the home, it can protect a person from radioactive waves. Cow dung can help with the waste management in big cities.
In fact, Justice Sharma also said, “The peacock is a "bramhachari" (virgin). He added that peacocks and peahens don't have sex, and that peahens get pregnant by drinking the tears of the peacocks.