In a recent announcement, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Uttar Pradesh government, under the leadership of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, has declared November 25 as a ‘No Non-Veg Day.’ This decision is made in commemoration of the birth anniversary of Sadhu TL Vaswani, a prominent figure known for his adherence to the doctrine of non-violence.
According to the government’s circular, all slaughterhouses and meat shops across the state will remain closed on this day. The directive emphasizes strict adherence to the order, aiming to honor the principles of non-violence advocated by Sadhu TL Vaswani.
UP Government Declares November 25 as ‘No Non-Veg Day’ to Honor Sadhu TL Vaswani
The decision to observe November 25 as a ‘No Non-Veg Day’ aligns with the state government’s efforts to pay tribute to Sadhu TL Vaswani and promote values of non-violence. Sadhu TL Vaswani, a revered spiritual leader and educationist, was a strong advocate for vegetarianism and compassion towards all living beings. The government’s move is seen as a symbolic gesture to celebrate his philosophy and encourage citizens to embrace a vegetarian lifestyle for a day. This decision is part of broader initiatives aimed at fostering cultural and ethical values in Uttar Pradesh.