Replying to him Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today. The Uttar Pradesh government has cracked down only against illegal slaughter houses and the drop in export of buffalo meat last fiscal was due to global factors.
Sitharaman also claimed in Lok Sabha that there was no negative impact on the export of any product due to demonetisation.
“What is being done in Uttar Pradesh is on illegal slaughter houses. We don’t want anything illegal. The Chief Minister has also said that the action is only against illegal slaughter houses,” she said during Question Hour