UP Minister Siddharth Nath Singh says anything illegal needs to stop including the slaughterhouses

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New Delhi | Published: March 27, 2017 10:43:40 AM

The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Siddharth Nath Singh has backed government's decision to ban illegal slaughterhouses in the state.

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The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Siddharth Nath Singh has backed government’s decision to ban illegal slaughterhouses in the state. Taking a strong stand, he said anything illegal in the country needs to be stopped even if it is a slaughterhouse. He clarified that government’s stand is only against ‘illegal’ slaughterhouses and there is nothing wrong with it. “We have repeatedly said and are saying it again that this ban is against the illegal slaughterhouses and anything illegal has to be stopped,” Singh said while addressing the media on Monday morning.

He added that UP government has been working well under the new Chief Minister and asked the government officers to respect the jurisdiction. “We’ll be working like this under the new Chief Minister and I ask all the officers to do their job and not go to against the jurisdiction given by the government,” he said. Asked about the official cabinet meeting, Singh said the ministers have already had a few meetings and the media will be informed when the first cabinet meeting will take place.

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Attacking the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government, Singh said the UP government wasn’t doing anything for last five years and at least the BJP government has started taking some strong steps under Yogi Adityanath. He said that any criticism will be taken positively by the BJP government and if there are any flaws and shortcomings in party’s governance, they will be addressed with time.

Speaking about the criticism over hooliganism of BJP workers in the state, Singh said, they have maintained a better conduct than the Samajwadi Party activists. “When Akhilesh Yadav formed the government, we saw an example of hooliganism on the stage itself. Even we took the oath but the scenes were different. Our party workers have behaved better,” Singh said. Siddharth Nath Singh who is the grandson of former Indian Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri is the BJP spokesperson and was recently appointed as the Health Minister of Uttar Pradesh in the Yogi Adityanath government.

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