Director of IIT Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, Prof. A video of Laxmidhar Behera's strange statement has gone viral on social media. In the viral video, the director is seen linking the tragedy in Himachal to the eating of human flesh and cruelty to animals at a program. However, no official information has been received yet about when and where the video is from.
The media cell of IIT Mandi has also not been able to share concrete information regarding this video. In this video that went viral on social media, IIT Mandi Director Laxmidhar Behera is advising children not to eat meat.
In the video the director is saying that if a man wants to become a good person then he should not eat meat. In this video the director is also making the children take a pledge not to eat meat. Many types of comments are being made regarding this video which is going viral on social media.
According to news agency PTI, Prof. Laxmidhar Behera said that if slaughtering of animals is not stopped then Himachal Pradesh will suffer a huge collapse. You are killing innocent animals. Addressing the students, Behera said that landslides, cloud bursts and many other things are happening frequently.
These are all effects of cruelty to animals. He further said that to become a good person you have to refuse to eat meat. Then the students were asked to take an oath not to eat meat. There was no reaction from Behera on this controversy. His comments attracted criticism from netizens.
This is not the first time that Behera has courted controversy with his controversial comments. Last year he hit the headlines for claiming that he was involved in exorcism at his friend's apartment to rid the family of evil spirits by chanting holy mantras.
These reactions came on social media
Entrepreneur and IIT Delhi alumnus Sandeep Manudhane said on social media platform X, "The collapse is complete. These superstitious fools will destroy everything that was built in 70 years." It is a feature, not a bug, to see views like that of the IIT Mandi director displayed here in the system. It is extremely sad.