MUMBAI (Staff Report) – A temporary ban on the sale of meat in India’s financial capital Mumbai has outraged people on Twitter. Many famous people have criticized the ban on the social media platform.

The ban on mutton, chicken and pork came into effect on Thursday to “honour” the Jain festival of Paryushana. Maharashtra has already banned the sale and consumption of beef, reported BBC.

Thousands of Indians thronged to Twitter to express their opinions about the ban, mostly against it. Some criticized the government and called accused them of converting India into ‘Bannistan’. Here are some of the selected tweets: