Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has ordered the reopening of all the poultry markets in the capital after the bird flu was not confirmed in samples taken from Delhi’s Ghazipur Murga Mandi.
Along with this, Arvind Kejriwal has also removed the ban on sale and import-export of chicken in Delhi.
Significantly, in the past few days, including cases of bird deaths in Delhi’s Sanjay Lake, Mayur Vihar and Dwarka, samples were sent from the poultry market for investigation and CM Arvind Kejriwal closed the Ghazipur Cock Market for 10 days.
Arvind Kejriwal tweeted ,saying, ‘Due to the possibility of bird flu, samples were taken from different poultry markets in Delhi, whose report has been negative.
Therefore, I have ordered to open all poultry markets and remove the ban on import and export of chicken.
Let us tell you that about 70 percent of the chickens in the entire capital are supplied from Ghazipur Murga Mandi in Delhi.
After the death of crows and ducks in Delhi, about 100 samples were collected from Ghazipur Murga Mandi and sent to the lab for investigation, the report of which came negative on Wednesday evening.