UP Govt Bans Liquor, Meat Sale Within 10km Radius Around Mathura-Vrindavan


The ruling got here 11 days after Mathura’s Chief Minister imposed a ban on the sale of alcohol and meat. On the event of Janmashtami (August 30), Yogi Adityanath introduced the choice, claiming it was made after saints and political leaders from the Braj Region inspired him to take action. CM Adityanath had instructed the general public within the space to commerce milk as an alternative of meat and liquor.

The Uttar Pradesh authorities has designated a 10-square-kilometer stretch of Mathura-Vrindavan as a pilgrimage website, forward of the State Assembly Election subsequent yr. In the outlined area, the BJP administration has additionally prohibited the promoting of booze and meat.

The determination was made public on Saturday by the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO).  According to the official assertion, a complete of twenty-two wards within the space have been designated pilgrimage websites. UP CM Yogi Adityanath as we speak proclaimed a complete of twenty-two municipal wards overlaying a 10-square-kilometer area as a pilgrimage website, sustaining Krishna’s birthplace within the coronary heart of Mathura-Vrindavan. 

Also, the Uttar Pradesh Government on its official Twitter deal with, wrote, “The scope of the pilgrimage area of Mathura, the city of Kanha, has expanded. Ten square kilometer area from Shri Krishna’s birthplace, a place of pilgrimage, the sale of meat and liquor are prohibited.”

The ruling got here 11 days after Mathura’s Chief Minister imposed a ban on the sale of alcohol and meat. On the event of Janmashtami (August 30), Yogi Adityanath introduced the choice, claiming it was made after saints and political leaders from the Braj Region inspired him to take action. CM Adityanath had instructed the general public within the space to commerce milk as an alternative of meat and liquor. 

The transfer is being interpreted as an try by the BJP to strengthen its Hindu voter base. The saffron social gathering is already betting huge on the Ayodhya Ram Temple and the OBC voter reservation. Opposition events just like the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP), alternatively, try to draw the Brahmins voters.




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