Our sages have made so many fasts and festivals so that humans can learn to rest a little.
The notices have been given time to time, which is the reason that the number of shops has been reduced from 64 in the past to just 24 now,” said Suryan.
No official order has been issued so far despite the south and east Delhi mayors on Tuesday asking meat shops in their jurisdictions to remain shut during Navratri.
Verma who represents West Delhi Lok Sabha seat, also appealed the Muslims not to be influenced by 'provocative' statements and show respect to the Hindu festival and welcome the SDMC decision.
South Delhi Municipal Corporation Mayor Mukesh Suryan pronounced, even as he asked the municipal commissioner to ensure enforcement of his directive.
Mukesh Suryan said that people drink alcohol outside liquor shops and create an atmosphere of fear for devotees.
This is the first time that directions for closure of meat shops have been issued by the civic body during Navratri which is being observed from April 2-11.
On April 2, Ghaziabad Mayor Asha Sharma had said selling of meat will not be allowed in the open, near temples and in the bylanes where temples are located during Navratri.
An amalgamation of sensuality and sophistication is the trending look this season.
According to the guidelines, Eid-e-Milad processions can only be taken out during the day hours with not more than 15 persons and one vehicle and restricted to their localities.
Over 15 persons, including four cops were hurt in the violence and at least two vehicles were damaged.
President Gotabaya expressed his pleasure to meet Swamy during his visit to Sri Lanka, his office said.
MP: Four held after Bajrang Dal objects people from different community participating in garba event
The four youths were taken into custody on Sunday night after activists of the Bajrang Dal created ruckus at the event over the participation of people from a particular community.
The alleged incident occurred at Pilol village under the Savli police station in the Vadodara district when a woman and her niece, both belonging to an SC community, went to play Garba at a pandal.
A few observe fasts on these days only to consume Sattvic food and this year, Navratri food gets a contemporary twist.