AMU VC denies beef served on campus

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Aligarh, Feb 20 (IANS) Aligarh Muslim University Vice Chancellor, Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah (retd.) on Saturday denied allegations that beef was being serving in the medical college canteen, and termed it a “vicious” attempt to “whip up communal tensions”.

In a press statement, he said he had taken a serious note of the vicious allegations levelled by Mayor Shakuntala Bharti, of the Bharatiya Janata Party, regarding serving of beef at the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College canteen and said this is an attempt to whip up communal tension.

Shah clarified that only buffalo meat is served in AMU and it would never violate national sentiments in this regard. He said he had spoken to Aligarh MP Satish Gautam, who too accepted his stand.

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