Hindus shocked at Australia Advt. Bureau clearing insensitive ad despite worldwide condemnation

Hindus and others, who denounced the highly insensitive ad of Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA), are further shocked at Advertising Standards Bureau’s (ASB) reportedly green signal to apparently reckless marketing strategies of MLA, which had already upset Hindu and other faith communities worldwide. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, […]

Hindus urge blocking public funding of Meat & Livestock Australia for reckless marketing

Hindus are urging Australia Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce to halt the funding to Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) for apparently reckless marketing strategies which have upset Hindu and other faith communities worldwide. “Producer-owned” MLA, which plans to invest $267.3 million in 2017-18 in research-development-marketing activities, is reportedly primarily funded by livestock transaction levy collected […]

India High Commission made demarche to Australian govt. about “offensive” lamb ad

The High Commission of India in Australia (Canberra) “have made a demarche to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Department of Communication and Arts and Department of Agriculture bringing to their notice an offensive advertisement by Meat and Livestock Australia that hurt the religious sentiments of the Indian community”, according to its release. Distinguished […]

Christian-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish leaders denounce Australian lamb marketing using religious figures

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Christian-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish leaders have urged Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) to withdraw its “You Never Lamb Alone” video ad launched on September four, which they say trivializes various religious figures. This “new integrated campaign continues with the theme that Lamb is the dish that brings everyone together, with the creative content […]

Upset Hindus may launch boycott of Australian lamb worldwide if insensitive ad continues

Seeing the apparent stubbornness of Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) continuing with its “You Never Lamb Alone” video ad launched on September four despite universal condemnation, Hindus may launch worldwide boycott of Australian lamb meat. With ads like this playing with the sentiments of communities worldwide resulting in boycotts, how long Australia would keep its […]

Upset Hindus urge Australia fightwear firm to withdraw battling Hindu gods rashguards

Upset Hindus are urging Gosford (New South Wales, Australia) based fightwear firm “Raven Fightwear” for immediate withdrawal of “Battle of the Gods – Hanoman v Ganesha” rashguards displaying images of Hindu deities Lord Ganesha and Lord Hanuman in a battle mode. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that […]

Hinduism, Fastest Growing Religion in Australia

Hinduism seemed to be the fastest growing religion in Australia in the span of last 25 years, increasing from 0.3% in 1991 census to 1.9% of the population in 2016 census, numbering at 440,300. According to information from Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) release sourced from 2016 census and dated June 27; “No Religion” is […]

Upset Hindus urge Australia yogawear co. to withdraw Lord Ganesha leggings

Upset Hindus are urging Gold Coast (Queensland, Australia) based activewear company “Flow Yoga Wear” for immediate withdrawal of leggings carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha; calling it highly inappropriate. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that Lord Ganesha was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be […]