It seems like it’s not okay to kill a cow, but it’s okay to kick a cow, which is considered to be sacred by Hindus. Here’s an example – A video clip, purportedly showing some Vishwa Hindu Parishad workers kicking a cow during immersion of ashes of Ashok Singhal in Lucknow, went viral on social media platforms on Thursday, 26 November in Lucknow, after which the Hindutva outfit said action would be taken if any of its members was involved in the act.
It is learnt that VHP spokesperson, Sharad Sharma has said that If VHP members were found involved, then they will be identified and action taken against them, adding that “for us, cow has always been and will be sacred. We can never disrespect her… VHP has always taken stance on cow”.
The video shows that some persons in a procession carrying ashes of Singhal for immersion in Lucknow were kicking the cow which came in the way of the rally.