Closed Slaughter House - Representative Image
Closed Slaughter House – Representative Image

In another attack on the livelihood of various butchers and meat traders in Uttar Pradesh, the police on Tuesday shut down 15 slaughter houses, being run illegally, in Ghaziabad.

All these 15 slaughter houses were running in the Kela Bhatta area of Ghaziabad. Not just this, police has sealed one slaughter house in Lakhimpur Khiri too. According to police sources, these slaughter houses were being run without licence.

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Earlier, on Monday two slaughter houses were shut down in Allahabad by the municipal corporation.

Yogi Adityanath had during poll rallies promised to shut down slaughter houses across the state if they were voted to power.

The BJP’s manifesto was clear –– all illegal and legal slaughterhouses in UP will be closed down from the night a BJP government is sworn in.