Australian Hindus protest meat advertisement featuring Lord Ganesha


Hundreds of people attended rallies in Australia's major cities on Sunday to protest an advertisement the Indian community described as “highly insulting” in its depiction of the Hindu deity Lord Ganesha.

The India Forum Australia (IFA) arranged the protests in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth in response to a Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) advertisement, aired earlier this month.

The ad featured various religious figures including the Hindu god, considered vegetarian by followers, sitting down to a meal of lamb................Read more

 

Source: The Hindu


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