The Congress leader accused the Modi government of weakening democratic institutions.
As the motorcycle hit it, the bovine attacked the victim with its horns and ripped through his stomach, the officer said.
On January 2, the Chief Minister had given the local authorities a week to ensure that all the stray cattle across the state are shifted to shelters.
Adityanath directed strict action against owners of stray cattle and those locking up the animals in government buildings, an official said.
The new state policy related to cow protection and welfare provides for a 0.5 per cent additional levy on excise items to fund the construction and maintenance of cow shelters across the state.
The protest has spread like wildfire. Aligarh farmers are rounding up stray cattle and locking them up in nearest government buildings — hospitals, offices, schools.
Since no one is willing to feed the stray cows, these animals are eating all the garbage, including polythene bags and waste leather, locals say.