Bombay High Court order: setback to gau rakshaks

Mumbai: In a major setback to ‘gau rakshaks’, the Bombay High Court on Friday dismissed a petition challenging the public notice issued by the BMC regarding the slaughtering of animals during the forthcoming Eid festival.While dismissing the petition, the division bench headed by Justice Satyaranjan Dharmadhikari said that there are statutory provisions under the Mumbai Municipal Corporation Act, 1888 and the same will be followed in the event of slaughtering. The petition filed by Bhartiya Gauvansh Rakshan Sanvardhan Parishad, challenged the public notice issued by the MCGM with regard to the forthcoming Eid festival.

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