29/07/2016 11:19 AM IST | Updated 29/07/2016 11:37 AM IST

Meat Shops On Kanwar Yatra Route In Ghaziabad Ordered To Stay Closed

All eateries have been instructed to not display non-vegetarian food till Maha Shivratri celebrations.

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Kanwar Yatra is annual pilgrimage taken by devotees of Lord Shiva in month of Saawan.

GHAZIABAD -- All meat shops on the Kanwar Yatra route in the district have been ordered to remain closed and all eateries instructed not to display non-vegetarian dishes till 'Maha Shivratri' celebrations.

District Magistrate Nidhi Kesarwani ordered that all the meat shops in the district will remain closed till the 'Maha Shivratri' celebrations, and SHOs have been directed to ensure that the order is not flouted, officials said.

Police have also been asked to take the consent of the shop owners in writing in this regard.

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