Which Ashokan inscription prohibits animal slaughter?
Which Ashokan inscription prohibits animal slaughter? [A]Major rock edict III [B]Major rock edict I [C]Major rock edict IV [D]Major rock edict V
Major rock edict I The Major rock edict I of Ashoka prohibits animal slaughter and holidays of festive gathering. Only two peacocks and one deer were killed in Asoka’s kitchen. He wished to discontinue this practice of killing two peacocks and one deer as well. On the other hand, Major Rock Edict II mentions medical treatment for men and animals, construction of roads, wells and tree planting.