The issue of illegal slaughterhouses have been making big headlines lately and now Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said that no illegal slaughterhouses will be allowed to function in the state.
Chouhan during a function of the Jain community in Dhar, Madhya Pradesh said, "No illegal slaughterhouses will be allowed to function in Madhya Pradesh".
"The tenet of Jainism 'Jeeyo aur Jeene do' (live and let live) was praiseworthy", Chouhan said who had gone to attend a function of the Jain community.
"Jainism preaches compassion and kindness to animals, and advocates non-violence", the chief minister said.
"We should imbibe these teachings and be kind to animals", he added and announced that no illegal slaughterhouses will be allowed to function in the state.
The Narmada Seva Yatra, being currently organised by the Madhya Pradesh government, is aimed at protecting and conserving the water body.
"We want to conserve all rivers in the state", he said, adding, rivers should be protected for future generation.
"Our tomorrow depends on the well-being of girls", Chouhan said while stating that MP government was running schemes for the welfare the girl child.
Chouhan also shed light on the Beti Bachao Andolan and Ladli Laxmi Yojna of the state government aimed at improving the skewed sex ratio in the state.