Chief minister (CM) Uddhav Thackeray, in a gathering attended by deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar, income minister Balasaheb Thorat, house minister Anil Deshmukh and minority affairs minister Nawab Malik, assured to look into the complaints from members of the Muslim group over the transportation of goats for the Eid-ul-Azha (Bakri-Eid) competition, which will likely be celebrated on August 1.
Former minister Baba Siddique mentioned that although the group has no points over shopping for goats on-line, the vehicles and tempos transporting them should not allowed to enter the town. “The Motor Automobile Act permits transportation of a sure variety of animals relying upon the car’s measurement,” mentioned Siddique, who attended the meet alongside together with his son and legislator Zeeshan.
The assembly was held hours after NCP chief Sharad Pawar requested senior ministers to debate the difficulty with CM. Some days in the past, the state authorities had issued pointers over the celebrations.
Pawar earlier held a gathering with leaders from the ruling events, together with Muslim group leaders, on the difficulty. Sanjay Kumar, director basic of police Subodh Jaiswal, Mumbai Police commissioner Sanjay Barve, civic commissioner IS Chahal and different senior officers had been additionally current for the assembly.
The state has allowed shopping for animals on-line or over cellphone to keep away from crowding. It has additional steered of a ‘symbolic qurbani’ or sacrifice.of animals. Sad with the principles, Muslim leaders on Monday met the NCP chief.
“There’s nothing referred to as “symbolic qurbani [sacrifice]” in Islam and the group needs to be allowed to comply with the follow. Those that have purchased animals on-line also needs to be allowed to move them as round 300 vehicles carrying animals have been stopped at numerous borders throughout the state,” Congress legislator Amin Patel mentioned.
“The NCP chief additionally mentioned that animals needs to be allowed to be transported as they’ve been purchased following the rules,” mentioned a frontrunner, who didn’t want to be named.