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Rahul Gandhi denounces ‘thoughtless, barbaric’ calf slaughter by Kerala Youth Congress

Terming the incident as "thoughtless and barbaric", Rahul Gandhi said that it was "unacceptable" to him and his party.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: May 28, 2017 11:42 pm
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Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday condemned the butchering of a calf in public allegedly by some Youth Congress members in Kerala to protest against the government’s move to ban the sale of cows for slaughter.

Terming the incident as “thoughtless and barbaric”, he said that it was “unacceptable” to him and his party. “What happened in Kerala yesterday is thoughtless, barbaric and completely unacceptable to me and the Congress Party. I strongly condemn the incident,” he tweeted.

Kerala: Youth Congress workers booked for slaughtering calf in public

An 18-month-old calf was butchered in an open vehicle allegedly by Youth Congress workers who raised slogans against the Centre’s decision to ban the sale of cattle for slaughter. The meat was then distributed free to onlookers.

Keraka Police on Sunday booked some Youth Congress activists after the incident drew flak from various quarters.

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    Bijaya kumar swain
    May 30, 2017 at 6:00 pm
    Congress prove its anti Hindu activity.
    1. Ram Babu
      May 29, 2017 at 5:25 pm
      It is confirmed , again and again that Congress is an ANTI- HINDU outfit , unfit for India !
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        Dulal Mukherjee
        May 29, 2017 at 10:56 am
        Thanks for your realization.
        1. S
          May 29, 2017 at 4:12 am
          Dear Raul, Congress stands for protection of all religious sentiments Please dismiss immediately these roughs from congress.This is very important,otherwise people of Karnataka think Congress as anti Hindu party. Thanks Srinidhi
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            May 29, 2017 at 12:48 am
            Karela is worst place in Asia today. Seems Cpi jihadistt cm holds many dark secrets, to the asia designs of terror, isis, mujahiddeen, taliban, joined by many of his state men...if jihadist cm is interrogated by fbi, cbi, then lot of terror secrets can come out, to benefit humanity.
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