While the slaughter and distribution of meat is banned in Ayodhya, during Bakrid, the local administration unofficially lifts the ban for the Muslims to perform the qurbani ritual.
Recent research is beginning to throw some light on whether eating meat during pregnancy impacts the development of the foetus’s brain.
From checking criminal backgrounds to leaving no place in the city to legally slaughter chickens, the Jaipur Municipal Corporation seems to be doing all it can to make things difficult for meat sellers.
The ban is as much an assertion of religious beliefs held by the majority Monpa community as it is an attempt to address the growing fear of “outsiders”.
With municipal slaughterhouses shut since 2012 and private ones now forced to down their shutters, buffalo-meat sellers have nowhere to go.
From delays in license renewals to having just one slaughterhouse on the edge of the city, Jaipur’s meat sellers are not new to the troubles that come with selling meat.
Forget about your right to eat what you want. The fight is now over your right to not be killed for what you eat.
When a precedent of this nature is allowed to be set, before we know it, more and more of those freedoms that we do not even give a second thought to will be under threat.
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Mumbai: Under fire for its decision to ban the slaughter and sale of meat in the city for two days during the Jain festival ‘Paryushan’, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) today told the Bombay High Court that it has decided to withdraw its decision. MCGM informed […]