Kochi: A woman named Tushara Ajit, who opened a special non-halal restaurant in Ernakulam district of Kerala on January 15, 2021, is reported to have been fatally attacked. She was attacked on Monday, October 25. The woman has made Facebook live from the hospital bed and informed people about the attack. Mrs Tushara feeds only non-halal food at her restaurant called Nandus Kitchen in Palarevattom.
During the inauguration of the restaurant, she put up a banner outside, which read, 'Non-Halal, Halal Bakshanam Nishidham (Halal food is banned here).' During that time, many Muslims objected to the running of non-halal restaurants. Tushara's daughter also shared a video of her mother being taken to hospital in an ambulance. In this, you can see how cruelly Tushara has been beaten up by the miscreants. According to local news reports, the woman, who was about to open another branch of her restaurant today, was fatally attacked in Teco Park. The report suggests that Tushara was receiving threats from radical Muslims to open another branch of her non-Halal restaurant. Just as she get when she opened the restaurant. The fundamentalists were threatening her against putting up non-halal boards.
Mrs Tushara also revealed in her Facebook Live that she was brutally beaten up for serving non-halal food in her restaurant and putting up its banner outside it.
Condemning the attack, Kerala BJP unit president K Surendran tweeted, "Strongly condemns the attack on Mrs Tushara Ajit. A group of Muslim fundamentalists brutally attacked the woman entrepreneur for not accepting the Halal Hotel. What happened in Kakkanad is nothing short of a Taliban act. I appeal to the people of Kerala to boycott Halal.''