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Major News and Events of 23 March 2017

What Happened on 23 March 2017


Meerut: Seven Meat Processing Plants Closed

As per reports, in just a week of Yogi Adityanath’s taking oath as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, seven meat processing units were closed in Meerut on Wednesday. Samples of frozen meat have been sent for forensic test because it was difficult to find out if those were cow or buffalo meat.

Among the seven meat processing plants, two belonged to BSP leader Yakub Qureshi and former BSP MP Shahid Akhlaq.

PM Modi Tweets to Pay Tribute to Freedom Fighters Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev

As per reports, on the anniversary of martyrdom of freedom fighters Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev, Prime minister Narendra Modi paid tribute by tweeting. He tweeted that the country will never forget the sacrifice and courage of these freedom fighters.

Every year 23 March is observed as Martyrs day in Singh’s home state in Punjab.