On Friday, the Maharashtra government told the Bombay high court sale of meat and a ban on slaughter, firstly planned for four days, now being reduced to two days amid protests over the move taken in view of the Jain fasting period ‘Paryushan’.
It had sparked outrage among meat-eaters who were already unhappy by a permanent beef ban imposed this year by the government. On Thursday, hundreds of political activists protested the four-day meat ban in the state, although the Bombay high court said it was not feasible to stop the sale of meat in the state.
From Friday, Individuals from the Jain group will observe a religious fast for 8 days. Authorities said they requested the ban as their religion endorses peacefulness to every living being.
The boycott in the city was planned for four non-back to back days between September 11 and September 18. It covered the butcher of goats, buffaloes and pigs, yet barred poultry and fish.
The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena drove the protests in Dadar area, the center point of the meat-selling so as to cherish Maharashtrian group the banned things on Thursday — the begin of the eight-day-long Jain blessed celebration of Paryushan which devouts see through religious starkness/fasting and pardoning.
A similar measure has additionally been discreetly implemented in Rajasthan. The Jammu and Kashmir High Court, in the interim, repeated on Thursday a more than 150-year-old restriction on meat in the state.