In Gwalior, slaughtering of animals banned for 10 days
Municipal Corporation has banned slaughtering of animals for 10 days during Paryushan
Parv of the Jain community, counsel of the civic body informed Gwalior bench of
MP High Court on Tuesday.
Deepak Khot, counsel of
the corporation, apprised the Court that the ban would be imposed in the entire
municipal area of the city.
A division bench of the
high court on Tuesday directed the state government to file a report on steps
initiated by it to close slaughter houses for 10 days during the Paryushan Parv
from September 17 to 27. The court however relaxed the ban for September 25 and
26 in view of Eid-ul-Zuha.
A division bench of
justice UC Maheshwari and SK Gupta directed the additional advocate general to
call specific report from the department concerned or the chief secretary of
the state on ban on slaughtering of animals during the 10 days.
The court on September
16 had ordered compliance of the Supreme Court order of 2008 justifying ban on
slaughtering. The next hearing would take place on September 24.
general Arvind Dudawat said that the government has already clarified its
stand. “Slaughtering is ban on 17 days on different occasions in the state,” he