Uttar Pradesh cabinet
approved the UP Prevention of
, 2020 on Tuesday, Additional Chief Secretary,
Home and Information
, Awanish Awasthi said.
The ordinance seeks to stop the incidents of crime related to cow slaughter and was enacted as the state legislature is not in session, he added.
It aims to make the existing law more organised and effective, and completely stop cow slaughter in the state, the
government said in a statement issued here