Vegan Bazaar in Hyderabad a big hit
The Vegan Bazaar held in Secunderabad on Sunday was a complete sell out one hour before closure. Inaugurated by animal activist and actress Amala Akkineni, it received an overwhelming response. Over 500 people visited the same in five hours time. Families, young people, grandparents accompanied by grandchildren, and a large number of young parents with babies in arms came to the bazaar on the warm Sunday afternoon.
All delicious vegan cakes, bakes, puddings and pies ranging from flavours of spices, ginger, berries, banana and walnuts, apple tarts, jowari chocolate cakes, butterscotch and blue berry ice creams, millet upma, mixed and raggi millet vadas, soya buttermilk, sesame seeds/almonds/cashewnuts sweetened milk, creamy mint and nut chocolate and many more goodies were savoured throughout lunch hours and also carried home for family members that could not attend the event.
One saw groups of people thoroughly enjoying the colourful and delicious spread at the Vegan Bazaar. Members of the Hyderabad
Vegan Group dialogued with the people gathered, who found the entire experience an enjoyable one.
There were books, print matter and takeaways for visitors to understand the concept of veganism. Toiletries and cosmetic products containing no animal ingredients were also available for sale.
A vegan practices and promotes avoiding animal products (including milk, eggs, meat, honey, leather, wool, silk, etc.) in all forms. No animal needs be harmed, hurt or commodified for commercial and personal benefits of human consumption and luxury. The Bazaar was held to show that Vegans enjoy as much fun food, and comfortable life without hurting or harming any animal. This form of lifestyle promotes non-violent, healthy and sustainable environmental option.