Ahmedabad city bans stalls selling non-vegetarian food on streets from today

Ahmedabad city bans stalls selling non-vegetarian food on streets: 

From today, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) in Gujarat has imposed a ban on the sale of non-vegetarian food items at stalls alongside public streets.

The Town Planning and Estate Management Committee of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) decided to remove all carts and stalls selling non-vegetarian food from the main roads — becoming the fourth municipal corporation. Where such directives were issued — Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel said his government has no problem with what people ate.

“Stalls selling non-vegetarian items will not allow along public roads and in the 100-meter radius of schools, colleges, and religious places, Town Planning Committee of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has decided. Dani said the decision taken as there were complaints of a “bad smell” from morning walkers. Those visiting religious spaces, and “parents as these were leaving a negative impact on minds of young children”.


Recent census figures on migration have revealed that of the total 25.6 lakh. Migrants in the city, 6.9 lakh belong outside the state. The fact that Ahmedabad municipal corporation chose to embark on a campaign to evict non-vegetarian food carts. On Tuesday has not appealed to many families, including those amdavadis. Those who do not eat eggs at home but are regulars at some of the eggs, carry across the city. Reacting to the ban, Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel said that people are free to eat whatever they want to.

“It is not a question of vegetarian and non-vegetarian. People are free to eat whatever they want. But the food sold at stalls should not be harmful. And the stalls should not obstruct traffic flow”, said the Chief Minister in Anand.

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