• search

Hotel licence cancelled for adding beef

Written by: Staff

Hyderabad, Mar 13: Andhra Pradesh Minister for Municipal Administration Koneru Ranga Rao today said the state government had cancelled the licence of a hotel in the Charminar area of the city for adding beef to goat meat in dishes.

Replying to a question by P Shankar Rao (Congress), T Padma Rao (TRS) and G Kishan Reddy (BJP) during the Question Hour, the Minister said food samples collected from the hotel on January seven 2006 were sent for analysis.

The report confirmed the adding meat with goat mutton. Following this, the hotel's licence was cancelled and prosecution launched.

The Minister said the health authorities of the Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad had also conducted surprise raids and lifted non-vegetarian food samples from various hotels for analysis.

He said the reports were awaited.

The Minister said that an inquiry was also ordered to know if any officials were also involved and stern action would be taken against those found to have colluded with hotel managements.

Earlier Shankar Rao and Kishan Reddy demanded the constitution of a House Committee to go into food adulteration.

While denying that there was need for a House Committee, the Minister said municipal officials regularly visited hotels and sent samples for analysis.

To this, the members said even in the hotel at Charminar, the incident was brought to notice of the municipal authorities after BJP workers caught the staff buying beef.


For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more