Abattoirs

An industry in crisis

Print edition : July 07, 2017

Butchers play cards at a slaughterhouse in Lucknow during a strike to protest against the crackdown on abattoirs and meat shops in Uttar Pradesh, on March 31. Photo: AP/Rajesh Kumar Singh

Controversial policy decisions and the activities of cow vigilantes have hit the abattoirs in the country hard, adversely affecting not only meat exports but the entire rural economy.
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