According to a government order meat shops to be closed from today till August 24 across Jammu.
According to the order in which they mentioned that all meat and slaughter houses to be closed from today to August 24 in Jammu in view of festival of Jain Community.
However, the meat sellers expressed their resentment over order passed by the government for not allowing meat shop till August 24.
Shopkeepers said, “already we are suffering losses due to Covid-19 pandemic and facing hardship in view of decrease in sale and now the government issued this new order.”
“Due to four days consecutive holiday it will become more difficult for us to bear this extra burden of loss,” they added.