Meat Traders had a meeting with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday evening.While the 4 day – strike was not immediately called off, the traders hinted at a positive decision , saying an announcement will be made after internal meetings.
State Minister Siddharth Nath Singh stated that meat traders have supported the Chief Minister and said as citizens of India it was their “duty” to see that nothing illegal is allowed.
The traders have been on strike to protest against the police action which reportedly did not spare traders who were selling chicken and fish.
After refraining from protests and media reports, the Chief Minister has clarified that action was to be taken only against slaughter houses that were operating or working illegally.
This move by Government has found support from the All India Meat Association, which has assailed Yogi Adityanath for following his “raj dharma”.
He is trying to bring the systems back on the track.
No such action has been taken against traders working on the basis of legal abattoir.