Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in the case of Md. Hanif Quareshi and others-Vs-The State of Bihar held that sacrifice of a cow is no part of the festival of Id-Uz-Zoha and is not a religious requirement under Islam.
No owner, manager or person in charge or having control of any catering establishment shall, on a prohibited day (Thursday), sell, serve, supply any meat or any food containing meat.
The provisions of the West Bengal Animal Slaughter Control Act, 1950 shall not apply to the slaughter of any animal for religious, medicinal or research purposes.
President of a Municipality or a Panchayat Samiti and the Veterinary Surgeon may issue a certificate under their joint signatures that an animal is fit for slaughter if they are both of opinion.