Peaceful protest outside the RSPCA

4,247 Views / EMail This Post / Print This Post / Home » Peaceful protest outside the RSPCA

By Bhaktivedanta Manor



Protest against deceitful killing outside RSPCA Headquarters

Hundreds of Hindus, whose temple cow was deceitfully killed by the RSPCA today held a peaceful protest outside the RSPCA headquarters in Horsham, Sussex and simultaneous prayers were conducted at Bhaktivedanta Manor in Hertfordshire where the cow known as Gangotri was slaughtered by lethal injection. This killing came despite the RSPCA’s assurances that nothing further would happen until legalities had been explored.

“The RSPCA professes to be a compassionate organisation, but their starting point is to kill first, ours is to tend to the animal’s needs and treat it to get better.” said Vinay Tanna a spokesperson for the Temple, “Gangotri was taken care of by two herdsman 24 hours a day and was under the supervision of two Vets, both of whom did not recommend the cow be euthanased.”

“Our protest today is not directed toward DEFRA, the government department responsible for animal health,” said chief herdsman Stuart Coyle, “We were given repeated assurances by them that no further action would be taken before the religious sensitivities of the Hindu community were taken into consideration.”

He continued: “The RSPCA alone pulled the trigger on our cow. They made the decision to immediately kill when no such recommendation was given by any other agency. I believe that even the police were duped by the supposed powers of the RSPCA, when, in actuality, no such powers exist.”

The Hindus gathered outside the RSPCA headquarters this morning accompanied their prayers and peaceful protest with the traditional sound of cymbals and drums.

“In Hinduism, its traditional that mourning extends for thirteen days, and a ceremony is held at the conclusion of that period,” explained Sruti Dharma, a Hindu priest, “Boxing Day is thirteen days after she was killed.”

Another priest remarked: “The RSPCA came without warning and simply ended her life while the monks were at prayer. At least this observance will help to bring this period to a conclusion.”

“The community’s Christmas has been overshadowed by this terrible event, ” said Gauri das, head of Bhaktivedanta Manor, “It was a tragedy for thousands of our members, and especially the children”.

For more information, please contact

Mr Vinay Tanna
07780 707060 (m)

Editors Notes:
For more information, please visit the following web pages:

(Copyright free) See following link

Please click the "Like" button below if you haven't done so already!
4,247 Views / EMail This Post / Print This Post / Home » Peaceful protest outside the RSPCA

Comments are closed. Please check back later.


Comments are closed. Please check back later.

Home » Peaceful protest outside the RSPCA
  • Post Details

Author: Administrator Administrator's website Administrator's email
Post Date: Wednesday, December 26th, 2007
Categories: Media Release
Trackback: Trackback
  • Last update: Thu October 2

  • Who is online

    • 33 currently online
    • 170 maximum concurrent
    • 12233115 total visitors

    Registered users online

Giri-nayaka das -
  • Registered users: 6408

  • Navigation

  • BC VTE Bhakti Sastri Online
  • Bhaktimarga Swami's blog
  • Bhaktivedanta Book Trust
  • Bhaktivedanta College
  • Bhaktivedanta Institute (Alachua)
  • Bhaktivedanta Manor
  • Bhaktivedanta VedaBase Network
  • Bhaktivedanta Vedabase Online
  • Cooking with Kurma
  • Darshan of SS Radha-Londonisvara
  • Dharmapatnis
  • Diary of a Traveling Preacher
  • Euro GBC
  • Forbidden Archeology
  • Gaudiya Vaisnava texts
  • Indradyumna Swami Media
  • ISKCON Bangalore Official
  • ISKCON Deity Worship Ministry
  • ISKCON Health & Welfare Ministry
  • ISKCON Ministry of Educational Development
  • ISKCON's Congregational Development Ministry
  • Iskcon-desire-tree
  • Jayadvaita Swami's personal site
  • Krishna Dharma's website
  • Krishna Lila Entertainment
  • Mayapur Academy
  • Mayapur Days
  • Mayapur International School
  • Ministry of Educational Development
  • Our Spiritual Journey
  • Parisisvara
  • Radio Krsna Central
  • Saligrama Sila site
  • Sridham Mayapura
  • The Bhaktivedanta Archives
  • The ISKCON Sannyasa Ministry
  • The Official GBC site
  • The official website of Radhanatha Swami
  • Trivikrama Swami
  • Vaisnava Calendar
  • Vaisnava Calendar Reminder
  • Vaisnava care website
  • Vanipedia
  • Vedic Astrologer
  • Vedic knowledge online
  • Vedic view on controversial issues
  • Website in Bengali language
  • Yadunandana Swami's personal site
  • Alachua Temple Live Podcast
  • Comments by author
  • Donate through searching
  • Founder Acarya
  • Incoming Links
  • Iskcon News TV Channel
  • Iskcon Radio stations
  • Iskcon Universe Feed
  • Jaya Srila Prabhupada!
  • Krishna conscious "youtube"
  • Krishna Conscious Media
  • Most commented articles
  • Most read articles
  • New Dwaraka Archived Lectures
  • Polls
  • Stats
  • Temple webcams
  • Thanks!
  • The last seven day's most read articles
  • Gearing up for Marathon Dec-2014
  • Devotees of the TOVP find the perfect material
  • Mayor of Jandelsbrun, Germany, visits and addresses Farm conference
  • From Zonal-Acarya To Buffer-Zone
  • Festival of Kirtana - Sep 2014
  • Prabhupada Now book
  • Bhaktivedanta Manor Introductory Course for Women, UK
  • Detroit ISKCON Celebrates Pushpa Abhishek Festival
  • Preaching in South Korea
  • We are all Hare Krishnas now, meditation goes mainstream

    "Artwork and photos courtesy of the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust International, Inc. Used with permission"