HYDERABAD: A plan by some learners to organise a ‘beef festival’ on the Osmania University campus listed here following 7 days has kicked up a row with a BJP MLA demanding that if this function is permitted, an additional a single to worship the cow should also be authorized.
The competition is currently being prepared on December 10, coinciding with Global Human Legal rights Day, as a implies to “help save democratic concepts” in the wake of alleged tries to control dietary behavior of specific teams, Shankar, one particular of the organisers of the proposed event, mentioned here nowadays.
The university has a historical past of reflecting on “anti- democratic and hegemonistic” incidents in the entire world, said Shankar, who claimed to be a member of the All India Pupils Federation (AISF), affiliated to Communist Social gathering of India. Leaders of distinct political events are being invited for the competition, which he mentioned, is not supposed to target anybody.
In the meantime, BJP MLA from Goshamahal below Raja Singh vowed to cease the festival, declaring cow is a sacred animal for crores of folks in the country. Some other outfits are opposing the occasion.
A memorandum has been submitted to the university Vice -Chancellor, arguing that if “beef festival” is permitted, an occasion to worship the cow should also be authorized to be held in the campus, Singh mentioned.
There is a political conspiracy guiding the proposed event, he alleged. Declaring that Telangana BJP President G Kishan Reddy “spoke in favour of not halting the beef pageant”, Singh hit out at his celebration leader.
Reddy ought to stage down from his publish, he additional.