Three Kerala Youth Congress workers suspended for slaughtering calf in public

Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said "such elements have no place in the Congress".

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: May 29, 2017 1:06 pm
beef ban, cattle slaughter, kerala cattle slaughter, kerala beef fests, kerala beef ban, kerala protests on beef ban, pinarayi vijayan, narendra modi, modi beef ban, cattle slaughter law Youth Congress organised Beef Festivals in front of Ernakulam BJP office in Kochi on Saturday. (Source: PTI)

Three Kerala Youth Congress leaders were suspended on Monday for their alleged role in the slaughter and distribution of calf meat in Kannur. This comes a day after police, based on a complaint by members of the Yuva Morcha, registered a case against Youth Congress Kannur mandal president Rajeel Makutty and others.

The Youth Congress members reportedly brought a male calf in a truck, skinned it and distributed the meat for free among the locals. They were protesting against the government’s decision to ban the sale and purchase of cattle in animal market for slaughter. The Youth Congress on Saturday issued a statement, saying the outfit does not support cruelty against animals in any form. It said the people who slaughtered the calf were from slaughterhouses, and not the Youth Congress, but “we shall probe the matter (to find out) if any of our office-bearers is involved”.

Reacting to the incident, Congress vice-president on Sunday called the act “thoughtless, barbaric & completely unacceptable.”

“What happened in Kerala yesterday was thoughtless, barbaric & completely unacceptable to me & the Congress Party. I strongly condemn the incident,” Rahul tweeted on Sunday night on his official handle @OfficeOfRG.

Speaking with the news agency ANI, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said: “Such elements have no place in the Congress. Youth Congress workers have been suspended.”

Beef festivals were organised by the Kerala Youth Congress across the state last weekend. They cooked the meat in the open and distributed it. Similar protests were seen in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu.

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    Ramchandra Murthy
    May 29, 2017 at 9:14 pm
    Ok fine Kerala youth congress leaders cut calf eat beef outside bjp office in Kannur de to a beef ban , i challenge the same youth congress leaders to cut a pig an eat pork in an Islamic country for pig/pork ban in those countries. Its a challenge to all these Kerala based malbaris who live and beg in gulf countries. Then I will say yeh log mard ke baccha hai else hijre hai yeh log. Jai Hind garv se kaho hum Hindu hein.
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      C. S. SWAMY
      May 30, 2017 at 12:09 pm
      Very true!
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      Tushar
      May 29, 2017 at 8:12 pm
      Beef Fest could have conducted without slaughtering a calf in public .. It's awkward for many that they havnt seen such a scene before .They would definitely felt it offensive ..Good that both state and central committee didn't support it and took action against the leaders ...
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        Vnk
        May 29, 2017 at 8:09 pm
        While G a n d h I Cong was for cow slaughter ban, Anti Hindu Sonia Rahul Cong is holding beef patties. Hindus should never vote this goondas Cong.
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          indian man
          May 29, 2017 at 8:04 pm
          Ramzan month is the safest and peaceful month for entire world. Because Muslim during this period do not commit crime. So entire world is safe. Atleast for 1 month.
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            manu
            May 29, 2017 at 7:49 pm
            mallus don't represent India anymore, they should be left to live with their civilized arab and missionary brother.
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              V M
              May 29, 2017 at 7:33 pm
              Colonial influence is very strong. Education system with primitive colonial leftovers needs overhaul to end misery left behind by disappearing communists and congress. These are ignorant and very violent people. Government needs to be vigilant.
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                sreedhar
                May 29, 2017 at 7:14 pm
                NOMO promised 15 lakh black money in every Indian account and he helped all black money to launder to WHITE by his demonitisation, He promised Ache Din and situation is going bad to worst, he promised JOB and he is making india jobless..... RAM helped Advani march to parliament a decade back, COW helped NOMO to march to parliament now....what's next ? Middle cl India is thinking their saviour is going to take them to a glorious land....wish the best..
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                  nitin
                  May 29, 2017 at 7:02 pm
                  DANGERS OF PURE VEG DIET 1- Vitamin B12 deficiency – no veg provide vit B12 only non veg diet can – 99 percent of megaloblastic anemia patients are Jains due to strict veg diet 2- Iron deficiency anemia – veg diet only give 20 percent of iron required 3- Protein deficiency cause liver damage – chronic fatigue syndrome 4- Depression due to vitamin protein deficiency 5- Growth ation – due to iron deficiency 6- Underweight babies – due to iron deficiency 7- Neural tube defects due to vitamin deficiency so beef in diet is must – shun Hindutva aka Brahmanism – all vedic ancestors of Brahmins were eating beef
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                    suraj
                    May 29, 2017 at 7:41 pm
                    Nitin you pathetic liar.beef is not the only source of vitamin b12.by your logic most hindus are b12 deficient.only pure vegans who dont take any dairy products like milk,curd,butter,ghee etc face vitamin b12 deficiency and they have to take supplements for b12. but vegitarians who take enough dairy products dont face vitamin b12 deficiency.also non vegetarians who eat eggs,fish or any meat dont face vitamin b12 deficiency.Also vegetarian or non vegetarian some people face b12 deficiency because of some internal problems in the body.beef Increase Alzheimer’s Disease Risk,increases risk of Cardiovascular Disease,increases Risk of Colon Cancer and many other diseases.
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                      nitin
                      May 29, 2017 at 8:14 pm
                      thehindu /2001/08/14/ As a medicine In therapeutic section of Charak Samhita (pages 86-87) the flesh of cow is prescribed as a medicine for various diseases. It is also prescribed for making soup. It is emphatically advised as a cure for irregular fever, consumption, and emaciation. The fat of the cow is recommended for debility and rheumatism.
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                        nitin
                        May 29, 2017 at 8:15 pm
                        google iron and vitamin B12 content of dairy products like milk ghee - it is zero - for 100 gm of beef u have to eat 5 kg of spinach to get same amount of iron - vitamin B12 is exclusively absent in any vegeterain food only source is non veg food
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