The National Green Tribunal today imposed a ban on all illegal slaughter houses in Uttar Pradesh and directed state authorities to ensure there is proper regulation of meat shops.

The NGT reiterated that slaughterhouses in Ghaziabad, Hapur and Meerut that operate in the open will only be allowed to function after it obtains the necessary consent from relevant authorities.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Krishankant Singh Hoon & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Ors dated 12/05/2015 regarding slaughter houses running illegally in Uttar Pradesh and primarily relates to Gaziabad, Meerut and Hapur.

It was decided that: 

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