Nearly 150 cows died of starvation after they were abandoned by temple authorities at Gangata Bet (island) in Rapar taluka of Kutch. Authorities at Ravechi Temple, which looks after these cattle, dismissed the charges and said some 30 cows have died due to illness.

Villagers says that after every monsoon these cows are sent here and blames that irresponsibility of the trust led to their death.