Family seeks permission to serve beef in engagement, gets nod only for chicken

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday denied permission to the family who sought permission for serving beef at a family engagement in Moradabad. The family has been instructed to use chicken only. The incident comes days after Yogi Adityanath Government began crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses in Uttar Pradesh after which thousands of meat shops have closed down their shutters. Many people across the state are protesting against the ban.