The newly constructed Ghazipur slaughterhouse continues to be mired in controversy with the Quresh (slaughter) community now challenging its hygiene, capacity and other facilities.

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NEW DELHI: Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Atul Kumar Gupta has assured the National Human Rights Commission that the State Government will work out an action plan within a week for removal of illegal furnaces and an abattoir in Meerut and submit it to the Commission.

The failures of MCD to make functional the Ghazipur slaughterhouse constructed at Rs 132 crore notwithstanding, the civic body has now decided to put in Rs 87 lakh more for the identification and segregation of unhealthy and wounded animals.

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Wednesday directed all local self-government bodies in the State to establish slaughterhouses within their limits and report to the court within six months. The court also directed the State Government to express its view in the matter.

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NEW DELHI: The National Human Rights Commission has directed Meerut


The State Health Department, in coordination with the HR and CE Department, is reported to be in the process of laying guidelines to be followed while offering animal sacrifice in temples (

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CPCB Says Ghazipur Slaughterhouse Worse Than 1939 British Model
Dhananjay Mahapatra | TNN

New Delhi: The ultra-modern abattoir built at Ghazipur at a cost of Rs 123 crore does not even conform to a 1939 British Raj scheme for a slaughterhouse at Najafgarh, alleged the apex pollution control board in the Supreme Court on Wednesday.