In Australia, the Hindu community has demanded to withdraw an advertisement, in which Lord Ganesha and other divine forms have been shown promoting the consumption of lamb meat. According to reports in the media here, the advertisement issued yesterday by Meet & Livestock Australia (MLA) has already been brought to the notice of the Australian Bureau of Standards.
In this advertisement, except for Ganesha, Jesus, Buddha, Thor and Zeus can be seen sitting on a table eating lamb meat.

"We can all eat lamb meat," said the advertisement. Indian Society of Western Australia spokeswoman Nitin Vashishth termed the advertisement as insensitive. According to ABC News, Vashishta said, "He has been eating lamb meat and has been shown considering his new marketing policy. It is very insensitive to the community. "People have expressed their anger on the social media about this advertisement.
After the dispute, MLA Group's marketing manager Andrew Howie said that the campaign was  under the banner of 'You Never Lamb Alone' is in progress.

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