• search
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

No animal sacrifice in open space on Bakrid rules Uttarakhand HC


Dehradun, Aug 22: The Uttarakhand High Court has said that no animal will be sacrificed in open spaces on Eid-ul-Adha or Bakrid. The court passed the order while taking sum motu cognisance of newspaper reports on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath's order prohibiting animal sacrifice in open areas on Bakrid.

People buying sacrificial sheeps ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid-ul-Azha

The court also directed that no cow or cows' progeny or any camel shall be slaughtered on Bakrid.

A Division Bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Rajiv Sharma and Justice Manoj Kumar Tiwari said, "it is directed that on the day of Eid-ul-Zuha, i.e. August 22/23, 2018, no animals including goat/sheep/buffalo shall be sacrificed in an open space, on any public street or any thoroughfare in front of any place of worship."

Ahead of Eid al-Adha, UP govt issues guidelines says,'No open sacrifice of animals'

The court further said that the blood from animal sacrifice must go into drains and the blood and offal must not be dumped in open spaces across the state.

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more