A protest was held today by the volunteers of Nava Savera (NGO) at Purani Mandi demanding ban on use of Ajinomoto i.e Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) in Chinese food items .During the protest effigy of Chinese food items were burnt showing it as silent killer .
On the occasion, the protesters were addressed by Member Legislative Council Ramesh Arora .
Speaking on the occasion, Arora appreciated the move to expose silent killer and also said that people are becoming aware about their cause of health problem and have stopped taking momo's and other Chinese food.
Arora also said that in Jammu region sale of momo's is continuously declining and have reached up to more than 50 percent and everyone is becoming health conscious and are asking sellers whether they use Ajinomoto i.e Monosodium Glutamate (MSG).
Ramesh further said that it is established fact that many problems are caused by MSG that includes Migraine pain, increase in Heart beat, asthma, blood pressure, increase in sugar level, intestinal Colitis, blockage of intestine and ultimately there are some reports and expert opinion of many doctors who says that it is a silent killer more dangerous than alcohol, nicotine and even drugs it is very dangerous for a pregnant women and effects the placenta which supplies food to child in mother womb and doctors have further endorsed the stand that in the long run it may lead to serious complications .
MLC appreciated the efforts and number of persons present thrown momo's on effigies and pledged that they will not take momo's and other items having MSG in life being silent killer.