BJP dares Left to organise beef fests in Delhi

"I wish to ask Sitaram Yechury and Prakash Karat...Do you have the courage to organise beef fests publicly in front of AKG Bhavan in New Delhi? Why are you not doing it there", said Kerala BJP chief Kummanam Rajasekharan.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: May 30, 2017 8:37 pm
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Stepping up his attack on the ruling CPI(M) in Kerala for organising beef festivals, state BJP chief Kummanam Rajasekharan today dared the Left leadership to hold such events in New Delhi to protest the Centre’s ban on sale of cattle for slaughter.

“I wish to ask Sitaram Yechury and Prakash Karat…Do you have the courage to organise beef fests publicly in front of AKG Bhavan in New Delhi? Why are you not doing it there,” he said here.

“Such things can only happen in Kerala,” Rajasekharan told a meeting organised by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to protest the “anti-people” policies of the CPI(M)-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) government in Kerala, which completed a year in office this month. Beef fests were held in various parts of Kerala to protest the ban on sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has criticised the ban and shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying imposing restrictions on the cattle trade will affect the country’s secular ethos and millions of livelihoods. Meanwhile, senior Congress leader AK Antony today termed as “unfortunate” the recent slaughter of a calf by Youth Congress workers in public view in Kannur district to protest the ban.

“This is not part of the Congress culture,” the former defence minister told reporters. Three Youth Congress activists were yesterday suspended for the public butchering of the calf, a day after party vice-president Rahul Gandhi condemned the act.

Meanwhile, the opposition, Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF), continued its attack on the BJP for the Centre’s notification banning the sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter at the animal markets. Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Ramesh Chennithala said the people should resist the Centre’s attempt to “dictate” their food habits.

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  1. R
    May 31, 2017 at 12:36 am
    These congi/commi traitors should organize pork festival instead and see what happens? Again they are going after an innocent calf to humiliate big portion of Hindus in India. No wonder CPM almost disappeared in national scene and same is happening to congress. Only hope for these two parties is if they are allowed to contest in porkistan! Last I heard, BJP has pushed comunists to third place in WB and congress in Orissa. Now same will happen in Kerala too after this beef festival drama. Dominant Ezwas, Nairs and all brahmins dont eat beef and they revere cow. Funny thing is they for bulk of CPM base!
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      Shamsul Islam
      May 30, 2017 at 11:07 pm
      Let RSS/BJP demand ban on beef in Kerala, Goa, Manipur, Mizorma, Meghalaya (last four States under RSS/BJP governments) if it really loves mother cow.
      1. H
        May 31, 2017 at 1:07 am
        Those are Indian states but all Muslim are @stanis ..and adopting Mynamar or Chechnya model MUST BE SENT TO STAN... ELSE Bengladesh Model for Bihari Muslim.. no voting rights for Muslim who call themselves p@#akistan. I fail to understand why muslim are in India after 1947. Watch any TV, all Indias problem are Muslim related. F u ck Muslim. Get them out of India just like what Mynamar is doing. Do what Putin does with muslim in Chechnya..or China.. shut down Mosques.. the Home of quranic terrorism. MUSLIM KILL WOMEN BY STONING, GO TO HAJJ AND STONE ON KABBA, GO TO MOSQUES IN KASHMIR AND COME OUT STONING SECURITY FORCES. #MUSLIM FREE TERROR FREE INDIA. THIS WILL HAPPEN INSHA ALLAH
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        Roby Mani
        May 30, 2017 at 9:10 pm
        This rascal with just one MLA from his party is trying to act big. The same question can be asked to him as to try and impose the kil culture in kerala to gain votes. The consequence can be that he gets bobitised as happened to the BJP fraud swamy in Trivandrum. This man is also a big fraud Kerala has no need to go and try organising such acts in Delhi. If the Delhites want it like that let them have it but dont try and impose it in kerala you moron.
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          Anil Kumar Tandale
          May 30, 2017 at 9:01 pm
          Mr. Kummanam Rajasekharan should have dared Karat, Yechuri, Raja to organize pork festivals near every mosque in the country. Any response whether by silence or excuse would have exposed the hypocrisy and cowardice of the communists.
          1. A
            May 30, 2017 at 11:27 pm
            Ask ur mom to feed u beef instead of gau dung. Ur brain needs nourishment badly.
            1. H
              May 31, 2017 at 1:13 am
              I do not know you muslim or converted low life Christian. Many people in China, Vietnam, Philippines eat dogs.. most cherished food. in their countries.. have dog farms.. watch you tube. NOW TRY KIL AND EATING A DOG IN USA, OR IN WESTERN COUNTRIES.. YOU F U KING CHRISTIAN COUNTRY... STAIGHT TO JAIL.. AGAINST LAW... @@@ssw