Beef will be supplied to zoo animals: CM

Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Tuesday allayed apprehensions by authorities over getting supply of beef to zoo animals in the wake of ban on cow slaughter, for which a Bill was passed by the state Legislative Assembly last week.

A group of citizens and activists have been opposing the ban of cow slaughter. A delegation led by MLA Roshan Baig of the Congress on Tuesday called upon the Karnataka governor H R Bharadwaj and urged him not to give his consent to the Bill.

Addressing presspersons here, the Chief Minister said government would take steps to ensure adequate supply of beef to zoo animals. will not allow animals to suffer. I will soon convene a meeting of officials to find a solution, Mr Yeddyurappa said.

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