Activists of right-wing Bajrang Dal on Monday took down and set on fireplace an enormous flex banner asserting “Pakistani meals competition” to be organised at a restaurant in Gujarat, a senior office-bearer mentioned and claimed that the involved restaurant has accepted its “mistake”.
This banner put up atop a constructing housing the restaurant within the Ring Street space was taken down and set blaze amid chants of “Jai Shri Ram.”
The mentioned meals competition was presupposed to be organised on the ”Style of India” restaurant between December 12-22.
South Gujarat Bajrang Dal president Deviprasad Dubey mentioned the member activists took down the flex banner from the constructing and set it on fireplace as a result of they’re in opposition to such an occasion.
“We ensured that such a competition shouldn’t be organised at that restaurant. No such competition will likely be tolerated. The restaurant has accepted its mistake,” he mentioned.
Sandeep Dawar of ‘Sugar N Spice Eating places’, which operates ‘Style of India’, mentioned they’ll proceed to serve the Mughlai delicacies and can strike out the phrase “Pakistani” from the meals competition because it hurts the emotions of some individuals.
“We won’t use the phrase ‘Pakistani’ anymore within the meals competition because it hurts the emotions of some individuals. Once we had been utilizing that phrase we felt that some individuals may not prefer it, however we didn’t know it could end up like this…We’re simply serving delicacies which has nothing to do with Pakistan as such. The second identify of Mughlai delicacies is Pakistani meals,” Mr Dawar mentioned.
No police case was lodged.
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