Uttar Pradesh declares Vrindavan, Barsana as sacred sites

Posted on:29 Oct 2017 13:31:37
Uttar Pradesh declares Vrindavan, Barsana as sacred sites
29 October 2017 Current Affairs: Uttar Pradesh State Government issued an order notifying Vrindavan and Barsana towns in Mathura district as “pavitra teerth sthals” (sacred pilgrimage sites).

Due to this notification, no meat and liquor shops will be allowed in these towns anymore.

Departments of urban development, excise, food and drug administration, general administration and home have been directed by the State Government to ensure that necessary steps are taken in this regard within three months.

It is to be noted that, Vrindavan and Barsana are the first two places to be notified as teerth sthal in Uttar Pradesh Government records.

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