Delhi Municipal Corporation ponders over meat ban

Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: Eventhough the standing committee of the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) gave the approval on Thursday.

They’re considering a proposal that allows only processed or frozen meat to be sold. Standing committee chairman Satyapal Malik said that the main reason for completely banning the open sale of meat-based products was to protect the public health.

And so the civic body issues health licenses that are mandatory for running eateries and restaurants in the capital. It also has the power to issue challenges or close restaurants, if they violate these health norms.

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