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Tamil Nadu Muslim Group Issues Fatwa Against Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Noodles

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| December 30 , 2015 , 17:46 IST
patanjaliA Tamil Nadu-based Muslim organisation has issued a 'fatwa' against yoga guru Ramdev's Patanjali products containing cow urine, saying their use was considered 'haram' (forbidden) in Islam. Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamat (TNTJ) said cow's urine was being used as a 'key ingredient' in cosmetics, medicines and food products of Patanjali that are available in open markets as well as online. ALSO READ: Received Notice From FSSAI Over Instant Noodles: Patanjali "According to the beliefs of Muslims, cow's urine is haram which should not be used. Therefore, TNTJ issues a fatwa that products of Patanjali are haram," TNTJ said in a release. The fatwa was being issued to ensure that such products were not consumed by Muslims due to a lack of awareness about the ingredients of the products they consume in daily life, it added. ALSO READ: After Patanjali Noodles, TVF Has Some Innovative Ideas For Baba Ramdev [In Pictures]