MP Chief Bans Unregulated Loudspeakers, Mulls Open Meat Sale Restrictions

In his first orders, Chief Minister Yadav tackles noise pollution, pushes for meat sale regulations in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal: In his first order after assuming office, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Mohan Yadav on Wednesday ordered a ban on unregulated use of loudspeakers in religious and other public places.

Later, the first cabinet meeting chaired by him sought a ban on the sale of meat in the open.

In his order, the chief minister instructed that there should be strict enforcement of sound pollution rules regulating loudspeakers in the places of worship and other public places in the state.

As per the order issued by the state secretariat, there should be no restrictions on regulated and controlled use of loudspeakers in the religious and other public places under permissible decibel.

The regulated loudspeakers will be permitted to operate within prescribed decibel limits, at prescribed times only. No action will be taken if loudspeakers are being operated in accordance with law.

Later, Yadav chaired the first cabinet meeting of his ministry in which several decisions including a ban on sale of meat in the public were taken.

Briefing the reporters after the meeting, Yadav said, “Today, we have taken several decisions during the first cabinet meeting. We have raised the issue of meat sales in the open and have proposed to bring rules for this”.

The chief minister said that his government has set education, employment and health sectors as its priorities to focus on.

“We will focus on progress in education, health and employment sectors and development in all areas in the state under the leadership of Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi ji”, he said while addressing his first press conference as chief minister of the state.

Yadav took oath as the 19th chief minister of Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday.

Two other BJP MLAs, Jagdish Devda and Rajendra Shukla, were sworn in as deputy chief ministers on the occasion.

( Source : Deccan Chronicle. )
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