North Delhi MCD opens sale of chicken and egg

NEW DELHI: The north Delhi municipal corporation withdraws the ban on sale and purchase, processing and packaging of poultry meat and products, said north Delhi mayor, Jai Prakash.

The ban on serving of cooked or half cooked poultry products in restaurants and hotels has been withdrawn with immediate effect, he said.

The decision has been taken after due discussion in the video conference with Union Minister of animal husbandry, dairying and fisheries, Giriraj Singh which was attended by Deputy chief minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia, all the three mayors of Delhi and municipal commissioners besides concerned officials, said Prakash.

“Moreover, the bird flu tests of the samples collected from Ghazipur Murga mandi were found to be negative leading to the opening of the mandi by Delhi government,” he said.

The mayor added that the government will take all measures and precautions to contain any outbreak for bird flu.

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