Yogi Adityanath also prayed to Lord Krishna for the coronavirus illness to be eradicated.
By Yashika Goel/The Newster
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath banned the sale of alcohol and meat in Mathura at an event of Krishna Janmashtami.
Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, prohibited the sale of alcohol and meat in Mathura from Monday.
“The authorities in charge have been requested to develop means for enforcing the ban as well as re-employment of those who have been involved in such activities in another trade,” he said.
The chief minister was addressing at the Krishnotsava 2021 event held in this city.
He advised that those in the wine and meat trades sell milk to revive the glory of Mathura, which was once famed for producing large amounts of cow milk.
Adityanath also prayed to Lord Krishna for the coronavirus illness to be eliminated.
“We will make every effort to construct Brij Bhumi, and our financial resources will not be a constraint.” We’re looking for a mix of things to help the region grow, we’re looking for a combination of modern technology and cultural and spiritual heritage,” he said.
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The priest-turned-politician also thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for realigning the country.
He claimed that places of worship that had been neglected for a long time are now being revived.
Laxmi Narain Chaudhary and Shrikant Sharma, both cabinet ministers, were also present at the event.
Yogi Adityanath did suggest that those involved in liquor and meat business should be trained in different field. But he has not authorized any organization for the task specifically.
Bihar government, when it banned liquor in the state, had said that it would provide financial assistance to those who ha been affected by the ban, but no such scheme is seen on the ground.
It should be noted that Uttar Pradesh going under poll next year, and Yogi government has started making its presence at every perspective even on controversial ones.
Yogi government is also planning to rename cities that are named after Muslim names.