Charging that Delhi Police had overstepped their brief, he asked PM Modi to take strong action over the incident. And, even as criticism was voiced by Congress and Left parties in the state over the matter, two key Kerala MPs vowed to raise the issue in Parliament during the Winter session.

Congress Deputy Chief Whip in Lok Sabha, KC Venugopal, and CPI(M) Deputy leader in Rajya Sabha, KN Balagopal, said they would take up the incident and raise the issue of killings in
the name of consumption of beef when Parliament meets next month.

In his letter to the Prime Minister, Chandy termed 'highly objectionable' the raid by Delhi Police at the canteen at Kerala House and sought stringent action against those responsible for the action at the state-run guest house.

"I feel that the action by Delhi Police is highly objectionable and they have clearly overstepped their brief," the Chief Minister said.

Detailing the incident, Chandy charged that a few unidentified persons accompanied by Delhi Police officials last evening came to Kerala House and conducted a raid on the staff canteen.

They disrupted the functioning of the canteen alleging that cooked cow meat was being served, Chandy claimed, adding that the complaint was based on 'wrong information'.

Delhi Police officials questioned the staff regarding the food items served at the canteen and Chandy said that the 'raid' was conducted without any permission or prior information to local state government officials, he said. Kerala government has already lodged a complaint with the
Delhi Police Commissioner in this regard, the CM added..

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