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Mumbai eatery slams UPA; shut down

Mumbai, July 23 : Congress workers has forced a restaurant in Mumbai's Parel area to shut down as its owner had printed food bills criticising the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, reports said on Tuesday.


Owner of Aditi Pure Veg, Srinivas Shetty, had printed a message on food bills which said: "As per UPA government, eating money (2G, Coal, CWG scam) is a necessity and eating food in an AC restaurant is a luxury."

Shetty printed the message on the bills to protest the service tax on air-conditioned restaurants.

Around 30 to 35 workers of the Indian Youth Congress on Monday forced their way into the restaurant and asked the owner to shut his shop.

"The Congress workers also filed a defamation case against the owner of the restaurant. The owner has been booked for printing defamatory matter under Section 501 (printing or engraving matter known to be defamatory)of the Indian Penal Code (IPC)," CNN-IBN reported.

The restaurant opened on Tuesday but the bill, which slammed the government, has been discontinued.

Reacting to the incident, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday tweeted: "Height of Intolerance!"

--IBNS (Posted on 23-07-2013)

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