Bird Flu: It would have been better if Delhi government had decided to stop poultry after the test report came: Giriraj Singh


Animal Husbandry Minister Giriraj Singh, Government of India – File Photo

new Delhi:

After a virtual meeting with Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and all the mayors, Government of India Animal Husbandry Minister Giriraj Singh said in a media briefing, “If the Delhi government decides to close the poultry trade after samples test reports come It would have been better if we had taken it.

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Giriraj Singh said, “I have spoken to the three mayors including Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia. By Thursday evening, all the municipal corporations of Delhi will withdraw the order to stop poultry trade. I urge all the State Governments and Administration not to take any decision which may cause panic in the society. They should take all possible precautions.

He said, “I hope that the good message of Delhi Government’s decision to reopen Ghazipur market will go to the whole country”.

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Let us know that there is a news of relief for Bird Flu in Delhi, which has come to the fore in many states of the country. On Thursday, the Delhi government has ordered the ban on the purchase, sale and sale of chicken. Earlier on January 9, the Delhi government had ordered the closure of Ghazipur, the largest poultry market, in view of the possibility of bird flu. But 100 samples sent from Gazipur Murga Mandi to Jalandhar have been found negative. Due to which the bird flu has not been confirmed in Delhi yet. For this reason, the Delhi government has ordered the opening of Ghazipur Poultry Market.

Random samples were sent from Ghazipur mandi to Jalandhar before the bird flu was confirmed in Delhi’s Sanjay Lake, although the Animal Husbandry Department team is still on alert and collecting random samples from different areas.


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