India, Nov. 21 -- The Madhya Pradesh government will hold the first meeting of its 'Gau (cow) Cabinet' on Sunday (November 22) in Agar Malwa. The meeting will begin at 12 noon.

The state government has chosen to hold the first meeting of the special body on Sunday, which marks Gopashtami, because according to chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, it is the day for the celebration and worship of cows.

In his tweet, Chouhan further said that the 'cow cabinet' will include departments of animal husbandry, forest panchayat, rural development, home and farmer welfare.

The cabinet will be headed by the chief minister himself, while home minister Narottam Mishra, forest minister Vijay Shah, agriculture minister Kamal Patel, rural development ...