Now, Rajasthan bans sale of meat for three days

Jaipur, Sep 10 (IANS) Rajasthan has banned sale of meat and fish for three days — September 17, 18 and 27 – due to a Jain festival, an official said here on Thursday.

The announcement came days after a similar measure in Mumbai triggered a controversy.

The order, issued by directorate of local self government, said: “Keeping in mind the Jain festival of Paryushan sale of meat, fish and slaughter houses would remain closed for three days on September 17 and 18 due to Paryushan and Samvatsari and then on September 27 due to Anant Chaturdashi.”

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