Karnataka: BJP preparing to bring bill against Halal meat

Debjit Mukherjee: Amidst the hijab controversy in Karnataka, the government is now preparing to bring a bill against Halal meat in the state. Its proposal has been prepared. The Basavaraj Bommai government is likely to introduce it in the House during the assembly session starting on Monday.

At the same time, the opposition has accused the BJP government of the state of playing the Hindutva card before the elections. BJP MLA N Ravikumar has demanded FSSAI to ban things other than certified food items. Since the political atmosphere in the state is already hot regarding the hijab ban, now the opposition has got a new issue about the halal meat ban.