Lucknow, March 23: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath Yogi has directed administrative and police officers to immediate and complete ban on cow smuggling and has asked officers to identify people involved in this illegal trade, region wise and take stringent action against all such people.
Deliberating on illegal slaughter houses being run in various cities and towns, the Chief Minister directed concerned officers to immediately make an action plan to close down all such units. CM Yogi also warned officers against any laxity with regards to this issue.
Discussing the security provided by the previous state government to political persons and other, the Chief Minister asked officers to review it on a person to person basis and on the rationale behind any such security. This was necessary to ensure that the police is taken off from unnecessary duties and deployed for security and safety of the common people, he added.
He also asked police officers to pay more attention to police patrolling so that thefts and dacoities could be checked. Mr. Yogi also asked senior officers to take independent feedback of functioning and working of their subordinates so that crimes emanating out of callousness of police can be immediately controlled.
Yogi also blamed filth to be the main reason behind spread of diseases and called for a public awareness program. He also directed officers to pay special attention to cleanliness at all Government/Semi-Government offices and Local Bodies. Mr. Yogi also asked officers not to make it a once-in-a-while thing but rather make it a regular habit. Municipal Corporations have also been asked toensure cleanliness in every ward.
Meanwhile, Raids are continuously being carried out against illegal slaughter houses several have been sealed in Aligarh, Kushi Nagar, Meerut, Hathras, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Baghpat, Allahabad, Ghaziabad, Ballia and Azamgarh districts.