A case for lifting the ban

Print edition : September 02, 2016

A tribal woman grazing cattle in Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu on July 5. Photo: M. PERIASAMY

At a food store in Texas, U.S., that sells Indian buffalo meat. Photo: Ranjeetth Nair

The ban on cattle slaughter is a story of missed opportunities for economic development and withdrawing it will have a salutary effect on farmer incomes, cow productivity and beef and leather exports.
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