Mumbai: Armed with a Bombay High Court directive, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has ordered immediate closing down of 44 of the 53 slaughter houses in the state as they were found to be operating under unhygienic conditions and flouting norms.

New Delhi: Slaughtering in the open or leaving carcasses exposed within a 15 km radius of an airport will now attract a hefty fine along with imprisonment of up to three months. Since these activities attract birds and have made bird hits quite common

Though meat traders have called of their strike and agreed to work at the Ghazipur slaughterhouse, illegal slaughtering is on the rise in various areas of the Capital, say sources.

According to them, most of the illegal slaughtering is being done in Seelampur, Jafrabad, Okhla, Khureji and some other areas.

30% Have Already Shifted, Mutton Supplies Will Resume From Today

New Delhi: Idgah butchers called off their strike on Thursday, ending a fortnightlong tussle between them and Municipal Corporation of Delhi over the issue of shifting to the Ghazipur abattoir. According to the butchers, around 30% of the meat traders had shifted to Ghazipur till Thursday evening.

New Delhi: The continuing strike by Idgah butchers, who are protesting against MCD

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

J. Balaji

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 local Municipal Council will engage workers on contract for two months for opening choked drains and removing garbage.

This was decided at a meeting of the council here today. The civic body also decided to give garbage collection work on contract and renew the contract for the fire brigade service.

Waste from slaughterhouses dumped by the riverside.

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.