Ganesha meat ad: Hindus urge blocking public funding of the group

Hindus are urging Australia Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce to halt the funding to Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) for apparently reckless marketing strategies which have upset Hindu and other faith communities worldwide over its Lord Ganesha advertisement. “Producer-owned” MLA, which plans to invest $267.3 million in 2017-18 in research-development-marketing activities, is reportedly primarily funded […]

Ganesha meat ad: Indian High Commission makes demarche to Australian govt

Australian Hindus smarting due to an advertisement by a company which showed Hindu God Ganesha toasting a lamb found strong support from the Indian government. The High Commission of India in Australia (Canberra) “have made a demarche to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Department of Communication and Arts and Department of Agriculture bringing […]