Navigation Links
'Free for All'Chicken Delicacies at Old Delhi fest

Chicken dishes returned to Meena Bazaar, the 17th century Mughal market in Old Delhi, Sunday when delicacies prepared from 5,000 kg of chicken were up for grab - all for free.// This festival was organised by the Poultry Federation of India (PFI) for over 5,000 people to overcome the scare of bird flu. Popular dishes like chicken biryani, fried chicken and fried eggs were part of the menu.

Around 5,000 kg of chicken, 400 kg of rice and 5,000 eggs were used to prepare these dishes by expert cooks.

Chicken delicacies, in most of restaurants and hotels, have been out of the menu ever since the bird flu broke out in the country last month.

"I did not know that a chicken festival was organised at the market. I saw so many people eating chicken and so joined in," said Shazeb, a software engineer who had come for Sunday prayers at the Jama Masjid.

"They are not going to charge anything for the food," said Mohammed Sharif.

"We had stopped eating chicken but will soon start because I think it is now safe to eat."

"It is a Rs.300 billion industry in the country and we are facing huge losses for the past few weeks," said Shyam Kumar, secretary PFI. He said similar festivals would be organised in ten different places in the capital so that people can start eating chicken.

Kumar said the first festival was organised in Andhra Pradesh capital Hyderabad last week to with over 20,000 people being invited for the feast.

"Today we invited 5,000 people but we expect a lot of uninvited guests because more would try to join the feast. We are prepared for them," said Kumar.

"The dishes were absolutely delicious and I am taking two plates of biryani home," said Parveen Kapoor, a housewife who lives in the old city.

"As soon as I came to know about the festival, I invited all my friends," she said.

"I am not aware of any flu scare but just came with others to eat these delicacies which were offered for free," said Salim, a daily wage earner who stays near the Jama Masjid.

Several officials of the health and animal husbandry department were among the invitees.

"We want people to start eating chicken again. There is nothing to be worried," said P. Hota, health secretary.
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Hospital asked to Compensate Victim – Judgment by Delhi High Cour
2. Sharp Increase Of The Deadly Diseases In Delhi
3. Delhi Hospital Opens Up Avenues For Computer-Aided Knee Replacement
4. Dengue in Delhi – 26 Cases reported and 3 dea
5. Dengue fever in Delhi after the Monsoon
6. Delhi Government To Interlink All Major Hospitals Through e-Governance
7. Need for Psychotherapy for Delhi Blast Victims
8. British Scientists Doubt Delhi Doctor’s Stem Cell Claim
9. Wockhardt Group Plans Hospital In Delhi By End-2007
10. Delhi To Host International Women’s Congress From Nov 2
11. Good Response from Pregnant Women in Delhi for Free ART Therapy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/25/2017)... ... February 25, 2017 , ... FCPX users now have the ability ... Film Studios. With ProSharpen Color users have total control over sharpening amount, sharpening radius, ... range. With color spectrum tools users can visually see the color range effected with ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... February 24, 2017 , ... WHAT: , The New Jersey ... as well as advocacy for the state and region‘s technology businesses, hosted their ... The Council's Innovation Forecast event highlights innovation throughout the region from small to ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... February 24, 2017 , ... In the Health Care ... a top priority because it’s not if you will be attacked, but when.” However, ... it comes to digital health care. , Improvements in auditing and monitoring have taken ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... February 24, 2017 , ... With ProGlass ... Cut Pro X . Users have total control over position, rotation, distortion, edge softness, ... all within Final Cut Pro X. , With ProGlass Prism users are given the ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... ... February 24, 2017 , ... Indiana Fiber Network (IFN) President and ... this year. Dyer started as the Chairman of the Management Committee when IFN ... the corporation including the recruitment of investor/owners and development of the business plan. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/24/2017)... , Feb. 24, 2017 Zimmer Biomet Holdings, ... musculoskeletal healthcare, will present at the Cowen and Company ... Boston Marriott Copley Place on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 ... live webcast of the presentation can be accessed at ... replay following the conference via Zimmer Biomet,s Investor Relations ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... 24, 2017 Research and Markets has announced the ... 2016" report to their offering. ... The latest research Dry eye Drugs Price Analysis and Strategies ... eye market. The research answers the following questions: ... their clinical attributes? How are they positioned in the Global Dry eye ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... , Feb. 24, 2017 Medical information ... to increase their self-service capabilities to manage inquiries ... (HCPs). New research from consulting leader ... have developed self-service website portals where HCPs can ... just one of many findings to emerge from ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: