Won’t ban beef in Tripura, says BJP’s Su­nil Deod­har

Hindustan Times (Amritsar) - - Nation -

MUM­BAI: The BJP will not im­ple­ment the beef ban in Tripura as a sign of re­spect to the de­mands of the ma­jor­ity of state’s peo­ple, said BJP leader Su­nil Deod­har while speak­ing in Mum­bai on Tues­day. Deod­har played a key role in the BJP’s vic­tory in the re­cently held as­sem­bly elec­tion in the north­east­ern state. “This is a democ­racy. There are a lot of Mus­lims and Chris­tians in Tripura, and a lot of Hin­dus there also eat beef be­cause as a mat­ter of cul­ture. We can­not take food off the plate for 90% of the pop­u­la­tion.

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