Eat Beef in Your Country Before Coming to India: Tourism Minister
On the evening of September 7, the new Union Minister for Tourism, KJ Alphons, commented on beef and the manner in which it would effect tourism in India.
The Minister told reporters:
These comments follow a contradictory remark made earlier this week, when Alphons said Kerala will continue to eat beef and that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has no problems with it.
On 4 September, a day after his swearing-in, the Minister had said:
When reminded of these comments, the newly-appointed Minister said:
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