University will give medals only to vegetarians

The Pune University has announced that from now on gold medals will only be given to the students who are vegetarian and teetotaler.

The university has released a set of new rules that define the criteria that will be used for selecting medal deserving students.

The other conditions as per the new rules are that the students must follow Indian culture, participation in blood donation and environment protection.

The university wants the eligible candidates to apply by 15 November by sending in their applications.

The new rules have received a lot of criticism on the social media and are being called unfair.

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