Holy Cow: Curious Bovine Gatecrashes Indian Uni Lecture

This is the moment a curious cow wanders in during a lecture on the first floor of an Indian University and needed to be escorted out before class could continue.

Story By: Michael Leidig; Sub-Editor: Joseph Golder; Agency: AsiaWire Report;

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The incident happened at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay when students and staff were surprised when they horned black-and-white cow wandered in to the lecture theatre and settle down in one corner on the other side of the room.

The higher education Institute specialises in public engineering and is located in the Powai area of Mumbai, also known as Bombay, which is capital of Maharashtra state.

Students reaction varied from surprise through to amusement as can be seen on this video filmed as an older man believed to be a lecturer carrying a stick for protection gently guides the cow towards the exit and back out into the corridor.

Campus officials refused to discuss the incident and even suggested that it might be an old video clip, but students told local media it had indeed occurred at one of the lecture halls on the first floor
of one of the main buildings.

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They added that the sight of cows who are regarded as holy in India and are allowed to roam freely on the campus was not uncommon, but that they had not ever heard of one making it into a lecture theatre.

They suspected it got into the first building by entering from the rear of the property where it is possible via a terrace on raised ground to walk into one of the halls.

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