Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel on Monday mentioned the state authorities has no downside with completely different meals habits of individuals, an assertion coming amidst the demand for elimination of non-vegetarian meals carts from roads in varied cities.
Nevertheless, Mr Patel mentioned, motion could be taken in opposition to road meals carts which might be promoting “unhygienic” meals or if they’re obstructing site visitors on metropolis roads.
“Some folks eat vegetarian meals, some folks eat non-vegetarian meals, the BJP authorities doesn’t have any downside with it. There have been calls for to take away specific ‘larries’ (carts) from the highway.
“Our solely concern is that, the meals bought from meals carts shouldn’t be unhygienic,” Mr Patel mentioned, addressing a BJP programme at Bandhani village in Anand district.
The Chief Minister mentioned native civic our bodies take choices on eradicating meals carts in the event that they hamper highway site visitors.
“Native municipal firms or municipalities take choices to take away meals carts. They will achieve this if they’re obstructing site visitors on metropolis roads,” he mentioned.
The Chief Minister’s clarification got here within the backdrop of native BJP leaders demanding elimination of non-vegetarian meals carts from roads in several cities of Gujarat.
In Ahmedabad, the municipal company dominated by the BJP has determined to take away non-veg meals stalls from public roads and people working 100 metre from colleges and non secular locations.
The demand for elimination of non-veg meals carts from public locations have additionally come from cities like Vadodara, Rajkot and Dwarka.
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