The Jammu and Kashmir government has welcomed the Supreme Court direction suspending the ban on beef which was ordered by Jammu and Kashmir High Court. Much to the consternation of a large section of population Education Minister Nayeem Akhtar, who is also the state government spokesman described the order as a great relief to the government.
A bench of J&K High Court last month had ordered that ban on sale
and consumption of Beef in the state should be strictly imposed in the state which sparked unrest among people in Kashmir, a large majority of which opposed the ban on beef. J&K Beef Ban