#BombayHighCourt disposed off petition seeking directions to #BMC to make available space at Deonar, Mumbai for sacrifice of large animals on the auspicious occasion of #Bakrid2021 celebrated over span of three days.
Bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice GS Kulkarni was informed that #BMC had issued a circular for Deonar slaughterhouse in respect of activities and programmes and festivities connected with #Bakrid2021.

The circular states that the slaughterhouse will be open between 6 am and 6 pm between July 21 to 23, 2021 and at the most 300 buffaloes will be permitted to be slaughtered per day.

#BombayHighCourt #Bakrid2021
Noting that the primary grievance seems to be redressed with the circular, the Court proceeded to dispose of the petition.

#BombayHighCourt #Bakrid2021
Advocates for the petitioners submitted that the decision to permit slaughter of 300 animals per day was less and that it should increase to 700 per day.

#BombayHighCourt #Bakrid2021
They submitted that as per an earlier circular, people had made online purchases of the cattle and if those numbers are calculated then the cattle number will go upto 1000 which ought to be allowed.

#BombayHighCourt #Bakrid2021
The Court however refused to accept this submission.

Court: We are afraid that is entirely a decision within executive domain and the court within its judicial view can grant such a relief.

#BombayHighCourt #Bakrid2021
Court: Public health is above religion. This has been done keeping in mind prevailing circumstances. This cannot be according to wishes of people. Otherwise administration will not be able to manage.

#BombayHighCourt #Bakrid2021

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