Alappuzha (Kerala) [India], Jan. 28 (ANI): A group of students from Cochin University College of Engineering Kuttanad in Kerala’s Alappuzha district have complained that students from North India were being deliberately served beef cutlets. Also Read - Kerala Sets up 'Sanitiser Booths' at Schools For Safety of Students as Classes Resume

The incident came to light on Saturday when a group of students wrote a letter to Alappuzha’s District Magistrate (DM) complaining against their principal for offending religious sentiments. Also Read - Poll Dates Announced For 5 Assemblies, Mamata Questions EC | All Major Election Developments in 10 Points

“A lot of students are depressed that their religious sentiments have been hurt. A lot of them are ashamed to tell their parents about this incident,” said one student. Also Read - Travel Guidelines For Delhi: Tourists Arriving From These States Need to Furnish a Negative COVID-19 Report

In the letter, the students also said the principal had even barred them from celebrating Saraswati Puja when it coincided with a strike in Kerala.

The students have alleged that before eating, the authorities were repeatedly asked whether it was vegetarian or non-vegetarian; however, the authorities assured them it was vegetables only, stated the complaint.

The students have alleged that they started feeling uneasy after eating the cutlet. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.