Sikhs are strict vegetarians and killing living beings is against the beliefs of Sikhs. Should this go ahead, it would cause significant emotional distress to the large local Sikh community due to the animal carcasses being delivered and stored next door to a holy place of worship. The smell from the dead animals would be highly offensive and seriously impact the ability of Sikhs to worship at the temple.
On Tuesday 13 August 2013 Bradford Council approved the planning application by Pakeezah Supermarket to open a meat processing plant directly behind Guru Gobind Singh Gurdwara (Sikh Temple), off Leeds Road, Bradford. This petition has now closed, but the battle goes on with a new petition with even greater community wide support. Please follow the below link and support us one more time:
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