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MCG serves notice on illegal slaughter houses in Gurgaon

Press Trust of India  |  Gurgaon 

In a bid to crack down on over 1,500 illegal meat shops operating here, the Municipal Corporation of (MCG) today served them notices to shut down all commercial activities.

The move came on the direction of Manohar Lal Khattar, officials said.

Gurgaon, with a population of over 25 lakh, has only 129 authorised meat shops.

"The licences of 129 authorised shops had lapsed on March 31 and apart from their renewals, no fresh licences were issued," Dr Ashish Singla, of MCG, said.

"We have served notices on illegal shop owners who did not having licences to run commercial outlets for slaughtering and selling meat of chicken, goat and fish in Gurgaon," he added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, April 04 2018. 01:00 IST
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