Rajasthan cow deaths stoke political storm; BJP hits streets in Jaipur

A massive BJP protest is being held against the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government in Rajasthan. The Bharatiya Janata Party has hit the streets in the capital, Jaipur, to protest over thousands of cow deaths because of the Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD). The BJP claims that cows have died due to the Gehlot government’s laxity. Notably, the Lumpy Skin Disease in cows has spread across 9 states. Among these states, Rajasthan has been hit the hardest, with over 57,000 cattle killed and another 11 lakh infected, as per news reports. Rajasthan CM Gehlot has also urged the Modi government at the Centre to declare LSD as a national calamity. Watch this report for more details.