UP Declares Vrindavan, Barsana as Sacred Sites

The Uttar Pradesh government issued an order notifying Vrindavan and Barsana towns in Mathura district as “pavitra teerth sthals (sacred pilgrimage sites)”. No meat and liquor shops will be allowed in these towns anymore.

Principal Secretary (Religious Affairs) Avinish Kumar Awasthi instructed to prohibit meat and liquor shops in these notified areas. Vrindavan and Barsana are the first two places to be notified as teerth sthal in government records.
Important Takeaways from Above News for RRB PO Mains Exam-
  • Yogi Adityanath is the CM of UP.
  • Ram Naik is the Governor of UP.
Source- The Livemint