Tahlka News Desk
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh meat sellers goes on strike against government's move to shut down illegal slaughterhouses the state government was forced to come out with a clarification over the raging issue.
Senior minister Siddharth Nath Singh said the government has issued no such order to shut dowbn shops selling meat or eggs in the state he also urged to the people not to believe on rumours which is being circulated on social media.
"Action being taken against illegal slaughterhouses only, legal slaughterhouses should continue to follow regulations. Those who have proper license would not be shut down," Singh said.
The minister also asked the officials not to get "overexcited" while acting against the slaughterhouses. "Vigilantism by police is unacceptable," said Singh and urged officials to not be "overexcited" in crackdown.