Counter Affidavit Filed by the Deputy Commissioner Health, Chennai

Here is the outcome of our last hearing at the National Green Tribunal (NGT) against unregistered and unlicensed slaughterhouses and meat shops in Chennai that was carried in Tamil language paper of The Hindu.

NGT warned the Chennai Corporation and other respondents for being inefficient
in implementing its order to ban unlicensed meat shops and slaughterhouses. The tribunal may also slap a fine against the respondents in the next hearing if they fail to file replies.

The NGT had passed an order banning unlicensed slaughterhouses and meat shops in Chennai on 28th November 2013. It had directed the respondents to take punitive action against such unlicensed slaughterhouses and meat shops. So far in the last several hearings respondent no. 1 Chennai Corporation has been giving contradictory statistical
data on unlicensed meat shops.

PFCII has been fighting relentlessly to stop the illegal slaughtering of the cattle. You can follow our NGT case here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.705555642805697.1073741850.677829325578329&type=3

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Proper method for the burial of your deceased beloved companion

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Here we explain how you can give your beloved pet, who has been your companion for the waking years of its life, a well deserved burial by doing the following:

1. Dig some space as per the size of the deceased animal in the burial ground.

2. Sprinkle the surface with bleaching powder and salt.

3. Place the deceased animal in the hole dug in the ground.

4. Sprinkle some more bleaching powder and salt on the animal

5. Cover the dug out space with sand and soil.

6. Place a stone on the corner where the head of the deceased animal is.

7. Place some flowers on top of the burial place.

8. Light a lamp and pray for the animal so that its soul rests in peace.

9. Visit the place regularly or whenever possible to pay respect like you would do to any of your family member.

To identify a burial ground in Chennai, please call: 98840 71136