Cattle Trade

Big backlash

Print edition : July 07, 2017

At a cattle market in Erode, Tamil Nadu, where drought was driving farmers to resort to distress sale. The centre’s May 23 notification comes as a severe blow to such farmers. Photo: M. GOVARTHAN

The Centre’s notification imposing restrictions on cattle sale leads to widespread resentment and charges of undermining States’ rights and interfering with the dietary habits of specific communities.
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