As I recall, Rishikesh was the same in '73. No butchering or sale of meat. Not sure about eggs though.
On Sunday, October 19, 2014 4:12 PM, nablusoss1008 <no_re...@yahoogroups.com> wrote: by Sarah Von Alt - Oct 8, 2014 Worldcrunch reports a historic change in Palitana, an Indian city, which has become the first all-vegetarian city in the world. Behind this revolutionary change are monks who went on a hunger strike to pressure the state of Gujarat to outlaw animal slaughter in their city. The hunger strike was successful and the Gujarat government imposed a ban on animal slaughter and outlawed the sale of meat and eggs. Indian City Becomes First Vegetarian City in the World Indian City Becomes First Vegetarian City in the World Animal slaughter and sale of meat and eggs outlawed. View on www.mfablog.org Preview by Yahoo