Shimla: State government would soon enact a law to punish those who leave their animals astray. It would be made a cognizable offence with provisions of fine and other punitive punishment. He was speaking on the occasion of foundation stone laying ceremony of ‘Gaushala Bhawan’ to be named as ‘Kamdhenu Bhawan’ at Jamli and dedication of ‘Narayan Bhawan’ at Jamli in Hamirpur. Chief Minister said that to leave animals astray was cruelty against them and contrary to the moral values and heritage of the country. He also said that dairy farming had vast potential of income generation and people needed to adopt animal husbandry as their income generating avocation.