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Four-day meat ban imposed on Mumbai during Jain festival

The sale and slaughter of meat has been banned on September 10, 13, 17 and 18

Four-day meat ban imposed on Mumbai during Jain festival

Non vegetarians in Mumbai may not be able to get fresh meat for four days during September 10 and 18 as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has issued a circular banning the slaughter and sale of meat.  The meat ban will start on Thursday during Paryushan, a fasting festival observed by the Jain community. The Shiv Sena-BJP controlled civic body has released the circular based on the previous circulars issued in 1964, 1994 and the Maharashtra government's order in 2004. A BMC official told Business Standard: "There is nothing new in the meat ban. This ...