The sale of cow urine has spiked exponentially in Gujrat, India, since the outbreak of coronavirus in the country. Citizens have increased the consumption of cow urine believing that it has an ability to cure coronavirus. Thousands of litres of cow urine is consumed daily in Indian Gujrat.
Vallabh Kathiria, Chairman of Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog, explained to media teams that the sale of cow urine has spiked up to 6000 litres a day with people preferring to consume it in a liquid or condensed form.
Kathiria, further informed that not only cow waste is consumed orally but is also used to produce body sprays and sanitisers that are believed to keep the harmful microbes away.
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“Apart from improving digestion, goumutra strengthens the lymphocytes and is rich in antioxidants,” said Kathiria, an oncology surgeon who was also Union minister of state for health and family welfare. He said, “its use kills bacteria and would help fight the coronavirus.”
Kathiria of Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog said, “There are about 4,000 gaushalas in the state, of which around 500 are involved in collecting and processing cow urine.”
Earlier, a BJP activist was arrested for arranging a cow urine drinking event. It was touted as an effective cure and prevention from coronavirus. The arrest came after a volunteer fell sick following its consumption.
The victim filed a complaint after which the arrest happened. According to police officials, 40-year-old Narayan Chatterjee, a local party worker in Kolkata had organized a cow worship program at a cowshed. Chatterjee distributed urine among people, calling it ‘miraculous’.
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