On Thursday Gujarat CM Narendra Modi and Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar were on the same dice as they gathered to launch ‘Mission Milk’.
Narendra Modi took a dig at Central Government by saying that
The Delhi sarkar is trying to promote a Pink Revolution. It is taking steps to promote mutton export. The subsidy given for mutton export is even bigger than Rs 2,242 crore – the financial outlay for National Dairy Plan. The official documents of Government of India suggest this. If this policy continues, no matter whatever efforts are made, cattle will be cut instead of being used for milk production. This is a big trouble,” said Modi, adding that another big trouble was smuggling of cows from India to Bangladesh.
Later Sharad Pawar counter it by saving that there has been no new amendment to the mutton export policy by UPA government.