Hindu Outfit Calls for No New Licence Be Given for Meat Sale in Gurugram


Gurugram: A Hindu outfit Friday demanded no new licences needs to be issued by the Gurugram municipal company to arrange new meat retailers within the metropolis.

The Hindu Sangharsh Samiti submitted a memorandum addressed to Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar demanding that the civic authorities ought to abandon the method to subject any such licence.

Claiming that Khattar himself had promised that no recent licence can be issued for meat sale within the “holy” metropolis of Gurugram as it’s house to the Sheetla Mata Shrine, the Samiti demanded all 126 functions looking for recent licences be trashed.

The Samiti has threatened protests in case the civic company goes forward with the method.

In its memorandum addressed to the chief minister, the Samiti mentioned, “It was in October 2017 that you simply promised that no recent meat sale licences will probably be issued in respect of Sheetla Mata Temple and Guru Dronacharya. We wish this utility course of cancelled. As well as, all present meat retailers needs to be moved out of 10 km perimeter of the Sheetla Mata temple, and present unlawful retailers closed.”

Gurugram has 119 licenced meat retailers and over 1,500 unregistered ones. Contemporary licences haven’t been issued for years.

“When there are norms for different holy cities why ought to Gurugram be any completely different,” the Samiti requested.

Saying that the Sheetla Mata temple is a revered shrine for the individuals of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, the Samiti demanded the world round it needs to be meat-free.

“A separate market or space needs to be earmarked for registered authorized sale, and unlawful retailers needs to be shut. That is non-negotiable and the CM himself had introduced it. We is not going to settle for this (issuance of licences) mendacity down,” mentioned Mahaveer Bhardwaj, chairman of Sanyukt Hindu Sangharsh Samiti.


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