Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar. 29 : Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday praised the Uttar Pradesh Government for its decision to close all illegal slaughter house.
"Whatever is illegal should be acted against. What is the problem in it? Be it illegal slaughter houses or illegal mining," Ramdev told ANI. He predicted that under Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Uttar Pradesh would become an ideal state. On Monday, in an official release, the state government issued orders to close all illegal slaughter houses to ensure public order, safety and the health of the general public.
Slaughter house owners and meat sellers in Uttar Pradesh responded by going on an indefinite strike. According to reports, slaughter house owners and meat retailers are also protesting against raids conducted by the municipal authorities and the police.
They have complained that they are being raided by police despite possessing valid licenses. Fish vendors were also claimed to have resolved to join the stir which has seen non-vegetarian delicacies go off the menu in several parts of the state.