How much will a cow cess of Re1 on petrol generate?3 min read . Updated: 07 Jul 2017, 02:38 AM IST
A cow cess of even Re1 per litre of petrol will be enough to generate funds that will exceed the entire annual budgets of several Union ministries
About two weeks ago, Subramanian Swamy, a Rajya Sabha member from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) called for a cow cess of Re1 on petrol to fund gaushalas or cow shelters across the country. Swamy made the comment towards the end of his speech on the welfare of ‘Bos Indicus’, or the Indian cow, at an event organised by the Virat Hindustan Sangam (VHS) at the Bombay Stock Exchange.
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