SDMC proposes to make mention of Halal or Jhatka meat mandatory in Delhi shops

The BJP lead South Delhi Municipal Corporation is planning to make it mandatory for restaurants and meat shops in its jurisdiction to prominently display whether the meat they are serving is Halal or Jhatka. The standing committee of the civic body approved the proposal on Thursday. It will now go to the house where the BJP has the majority and is expected to meet later this month. This proposal is made to allow consumers to make informed choices. A massive political controversy has also ensued after this proposal. In Kerala Christian and Hindu groups have called for boycott of Halal meat.