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Meat ban plea dismissed by Supreme Court

In a befitting testimony to fascist tendencies in the country, the Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed ban of sale of meat in Mumbai during a Jain festival saying, “These are issues which cannot be forced down somebody’s throat.” The apex court advised state governments that “There has to be the spirit of tolerance and anything should not be thrust on ...

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Twitter Outrage Pours in as 4-day Meat Ban Imposed

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to ban meat for five days of Jain ritual of Paryushan in Mumbai.┬áThe Jain community observes a fast for eight days called Paryushan, which will be observed from September 10-17 this year. The BMC’s controversial decision to ban meat sale for eight days in the city has triggered strong protests from political parties ...

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