Beef video row: Mamata Banerjee comes to Kajol’s support


Apparently referring to actress Kajol who was trolled online for posting a video of a beef dish, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today came out in her support, saying it was a dangerous trend that some people were becoming intolerant of food habits of others.

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Banerjee said, “I won’t name the actress. She has worked in many films with Shah Rukh Khan. Recently she had posted a video online following which she was harassed and trolled online. She had to clarify that it was not beef but buffalo meat. It is an alarming situation.”

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She said that it was a dangerous trend that some people became so intolerant that “they are trying to dictate what others will eat”.

Actress Kajol had posted a video of a beef dish that her friend had prepared, but after it attracted negative comments she clarified on Monday that it was actually buffalo meat. The 42-year-old actress also issued a statement on Twitter, saying she did not want to hurt religious sentiments.

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She later deleted the clip from her Instagram and Facebook accounts.


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