Prohibition of Sale of Meat and Liquor at Vaishno Devi and Katra Svt., 1989
Published vide Notification Government Gazette dated 13th Phagan, 1989
1. Finance Secretariat
No. 19. - After consideration of the case in Council, His Highness the Maharaja Bahadur, vide Honourable Prime Minister's endorsement No. G.B. 211, dated 2st January, 1933, has been pleased to command that the sale of meat and liquors at the Vaishno Devi Shrine near Katra be prohibited entirely and in the town of Katra for three months during the pilgrimage i.e. approximately from October to December.