UP Government Decision: The Yogi government of UP has declared an area of 10 sq km around Mathura and Vrindavan as a pilgrimage site. Along with this, the sale of liquor and meat has also been banned in this 10-km area. Let us tell you that there are 22 municipal wards in the area declared as a pilgrimage site. Let us inform that on the occasion of Janmashtami, CM Yogi had announced that the sale of liquor and meat would be banned in all the seven pilgrimage sites of Mathura. He had also directed the district administration to send a proposal for this. According to the Department of Charitable Affairs, 7 areas of Mathura have been given the status of pilgrimage area recently.
UP Govt declares 10 sqkm area of Mathura-Vrindavan as pilgrimage site, banning sale of liquor and meat in the area
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Let us tell you that in 2017 itself, the Yogi government had ordered to declare Vrindavan, Nandgaon, Govardhan, Gokul, Baldev and Radhakund as pilgrimage areas. These days the work of development of pilgrimage centers is going on in UP. Passenger related facilities are being improved in Ayodhya, Varanasi and Mathura. This order is also part of the same exercise. The work of construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya is also going on fast. At the same time, work on the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor, one of the PM’s dream projects, is also going on at a brisk pace.