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Madurai hotel names chicken dish after Brahmin community, apologises after protest

Hotel Milagu named it’s chicken dish- Kumbakonam Iyer Chicken- which did not go well with the Hindu community. named in the non-veg dish, Kumbakonam Iyer is a Brahmin caste.

south Updated: Aug 03, 2019 08:48 IST
Asian News International
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A Madurai-based restaurant has apologised for naming a chicken dish after a Brahmin community after they raised a strong objection over it.
A Madurai-based restaurant has apologised for naming a chicken dish after a Brahmin community after they raised a strong objection over it.(Unsplash (Representative image))

A Madurai-based restaurant has apologised for naming a chicken dish after a Brahmin community after they raised a strong objection over it.

Hotel Milagu named it’s chicken dish- Kumbakonam Iyer Chicken- which did not go well with the Hindu community. named in the non-veg dish, Kumbakonam Iyer is a Brahmin caste.

To convey their protest, representatives of the community met the hotel authorities and raised an objection. Following which, the hotel released a statement and said it will change the name.

“After Brahmin community representatives met us and raised serious objection to the name of Kumbakonam Iyer Chicken, we apologised for it. We will remove the ads for it from social media and are also doing away with the name,” the statement read.

(The story has been published from a wire feed without any modifications to the text, only the headline has been changed)