Bengaluru: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PeTA) India has requested a ban on the sale and advertisement of meat on MG Road in letters to municipal leaders of cities across India, including Bengaluru, citing the leader’s political and spiritual beliefs.
According to PeTA India Manager of Vegan Projects Dr. Kiran Ahuja, selling and advertising meat on a road bearing Mahatma Gandhi’s name is disrespectful to his teachings of ahimsa, non-violence starts with what we put on our plates.
They urged cities all over India to transform these roads into havens for peaceful and meat-free dinners.
They urged cities all over India to turn these roads into havens for peaceful and meat-free meals.
No meat or alcohol sales on October 2
The BBMP’s Animal Husbandry department has sent a circular stating that there will be a ban on animal slaughter and the sale of meat on Sunday October 2 on account of Gandhi Jayanti. All liquor stores will be closed on Sunday, and there won’t be any sales.