Politicians have a knack of making statement that are bizarre and court controversy on social media.
With another bewildering statement, Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat has found himself in the limelight again.
Mr. Rawat had said that cow is the only animal that exhales oxygen, reports NDTV.
In a video that went viral, he added that massaging the animal can cure breathing problems.
An official, who requested anonymity, defended Rawat's comments, saying that he only stated what is the common belief here in the hills of Uttarakhand.
Uttarakhand CM @tsrawatbjp (TrivendraSinghRawat) claims that #COW is the only animal that gives Oxygen and cures TB, migraine, etc and thus needs to be saved. But when will you seriously look into and speak about #femalefoeticide and #infanticide in our state Mr. CM sir!— Mehul Rawat (@MehulRawat) July 25, 2019
गोरखपुर मैं डॉक्टरों की जगह गइया बंधी होतीं तोह शायद बच्चे बच जाते— Tarun Kumar Mishra INC warrior #phdb (@tarunagra1984) July 26, 2019
New invention : Cow can break H2O molecule to Hydrogen and Oxygen.— Ratan Singhdeo (@ratanraj2020) July 26, 2019
Cow flatus can be used for Hydrogen bomb.
Abe Tum Log Ki Government by the people,for the people ya government By the Cow for the cow hai— Muddassir Khan (@muddassirzafar) July 26, 2019
Uttar Pradesh is the largest producer of Milk but 4 of 10 most polluted cities in the world, namely, Kanpur, Varanasi, Lucknow & Agra belong to Uttar Pradesh as well. Where have these 'Oxygen Cows' been all this while? https://t.co/8n8YcGTIyM— Md Salim (@salimdotcomrade) July 26, 2019
Truth may hurt many but the fact remains that no animal, including cows, can re-release oxygen in the environment.