The Supreme Court of India fully endorsed the Bombay high court’s decision of lifting the ban on sale of meat imposed by Mira-Bhayander Municipal Corporation (MBMC) in Mumbai, during the Jain festival of Paryushan.
The decision was given by a bench of Justices T S Thakur and Kurian Joseph, while dismissing a petition by a trust run by the Jain community. The trust had challenged the HC’s interim order of lifting the ban.
According to the petitioner – Shree Tapagachiya Atma Kamal Labhdisuriswarji Gyanmandir:
In his judgment, Supreme Court said that: