Ban on cow sale for slaughter, SC stays Modi Govt's order

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended across the country the Madras  High Court order putting on hold the Centre's notification banning the  sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter from the cattle market.As  a bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar and Justice D.Y.  Chandrachud extended the operation of the Madras High Court order, the  Centre told the court that it would be renotifying the Rules after  considering objections from the stakeholders.Meat sellers have complained of the adverse impact on their trade.The  Centre had on May 25 brought a notification by which sale and purchase  of cattle in the cattle market for slaughter was banned. Several states  refused to implement it.

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